Critical Essay

The Religious Authority of Women and Their Religious Experience

3 pages | 750 words

This essay looks at the religious authority of women and their religious experience from a number of different perspectives. It discusses the reasons why women may be more likely to hold religious authority than men, and it looks at the different ways that women experience religion. The essay concludes by looking at the value of women's religious experience in contexts where formal religious institutions have failed to meet the needs of their congregations.