Welcome to the Women & Religion in Africa research portal. This resource was created by students in REL 163/WGST 116 at the University of Vermont.
The essays posted here provide background information on and give an overview of a diverse array of topics, debates, concerns, and issues relevant to the study of women and religion in Africa. In preparing these essays, students identified key bibliographic sources and the dominant analytical trends in interdisciplinary scholarship in history, anthropology, religion, gender studies, African studies, and related disciplines.
These essays are intended to be used as a resource for other undergraduate students or scholars looking for useful information and bibliographic references on specific topics related to the study of women and religion in Africa.