An abridged Holy Woman reading list

In the process of writing her book Holy Woman, author Louise Omer undertook broad research of feminist theology, queer theory, and intersectional feminism. The full list details her main influences and includes books, film, and news articles, but here are a few you can access online:

For the full reading list, check the last pages of your copy of Holy Woman.

Holy Woman

Louise Omer was a Pentecostal preacher and faithful wife. But when her marriage crumbled, so did her beliefs.

Haunted by questions about what it means to be female in a religion that worships a male God, she left behind a church and home to ask women around the world: how can we exist in patriarchal religion? And can a woman be holy?

With $500 in her pocket and the conviction that she was following a divine path, Louise began a pilgrimage that has taken her to Mexican basilicas, Swedish cathedrals, Bulgarian mountains, and Moroccan mosques. Holy Woman combines travel writing, feminist theology, and…

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