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. Tambov: Gramota, 2014. 8. Part 1. P. 45-48.
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Gur'eva Kseniya Andreevna
Saint Petersburg State University

Abstract. The article reveals the conception of "womens studies", investigates the history and development of this phenomenon. The author accentuates the research of religion in "womens studies" and pays special attention to the analysis of topical issues, in particular, the possibility for womens participation in social, including religious, life equally with men. The paper touches on the problems of womens status in the Abrahamic religions.
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