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Lauve Steenhuisen


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Lauve Steenhuisen has been a visiting assistant professor in theology and women's and gender studies at Georgetown University since 1995. She is a scholar of American theologies and religious movements, specializing in feminist and sociological analyses. Her research interests include feminist theology as a social movement, separation of church and state issues, and gendered constructions of the Islamic "veil." How women construct their roles in modern society is a favorite interest. She is the author of "Feminist Theology and Backlash Fundamentalism: Re-Imagining Reconsidered,” as well as numerous articles and book reviews for academic journals and magazines. She holds a B.A. from Roanoke College and Ph.D. from Graduate Theological Union; she also did graduate work at the University of Durham, England, and Stanford University. 
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