Historical women of faith

Published: Monday, May 14 2012 3:38 p.m. MDT

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Women have been operating in leadership roles since Eve took a bite of the apple. However, religious history has been most defined by the leadership of men while women's leadership roles have been that of leading in the home, leading other women or pioneering for women's causes. While revolutions may be less frequently led by a woman, strong women of faith have peppered religious history, leaving their marks and challenging traditional thinking while ushering in lasting change across all faiths.

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