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Off Our Backs Call for Submissions: Women Out of Fundamentalist Religions

Radical Voices of Women Since 1970 

off our backs

seeks submissions on

Women and Fundamentalist Religion

deadline:  6/12/06

Possible topics include:

  • Fundamentalist religion as a cornerstone of male heterosupremacy
  • Fundamentalism as theological pornography
  • Why women stay: fundamentalist religion as an abusive relationship
  • The appeal of fundamentalist religion
  • Fundamentalism and woman-hating
  • Dominion theologies, male supremacy and the rape of the earth
  • Christian reconstruction, theonomy, and the ongoing attack on separation of church and state
  • Fundamentalist taxonomy: who are the fundamentalists? How are they alike? How are they different?
  • Civil and ecclesiastical laws impeding women’s escape from fundamentalist religions
  • Exited fundamentalists as radical feminists
  • Abuses of power in fundamentalist religions 
  • Sexual violence, including rape, incest, child sexual abuse in fundamentalist religions
  • Battering and domestic violence in fundamentalist religions
  • Emotional abuse in fundamentalist religions
  • Spiritual abuse in fundamentalist religions
  • Abortion, birth control and access to reproductive services for women in fundamentalist religions
  • Raising children in fundamentalist religion
  • Women's radical communities and activism within fundamentalist religious groups
  • The feminist legacy of women mystics
  • Theologies of suffering: fundamentalism and sadomasochistic sexuality and relationships
  • Oppression of women exited from fundamentalist religion

For manuscript submission guidelines, please visit our website or call us at 202.234.8072 

    off our backs
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    Washington, DC 20009
    voice: 202-234-8072
    fax: 202-234-8092


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    off our backs is the longest surviving feminist publication in the United States. Since 1970, it has been run by a collective of women who make all editorial and business decisions by consensus.




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