ISBN: 9781786831934 Dyddiad Cyhoeddi: 12 Mawrth 2018 Cyhoeddwr: Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru / University of Wales Press, Caerdydd Fformat: Clawr Meddal, 235x157 mm, 156 tudalen Iaith: Saesneg
Cyfrol sy'n archwilio'r berthynas rhwng crefydd a hunaniaeth ym mywydau merched Cymru heddiw. Mae Manon Ceridwen James yn edrych ar hanes diweddar crefydd yng Nghymru, llenyddiaeth merched a'r modd y mae merched wedi wynebu ac yn parhau i wynebu pwysau unigryw wrth geisio hawlio eu hunaniaeth ac ennyn parch.
Acknowledgements Introduction 1 What Do We Mean by Identity? 2 Constructed Welsh Identities? 3 Wales, Religion and Identity 4 Religion, Women and Wales 5 Life Stories 6 Welsh Identity and Religion in Women’s Writing 7 In Conversation with the Strong Woman 8 Constructing New Identities Appendix: Research Methods Notes Reference List Index
Manon Ceridwen James is the Director of Ministry in the diocese of St Asaph, Church in Wales, and is an honorary Canon of St Asaph Cathedral.
Key selling points • It is a study of the relationship between identity and religion in women’s lives in Wales today. • It will help the reader have a better and more comprehensive understanding of the religious context in Wales to the present day. • It will introduce the reader to theological and religious themes as well as reflections on identity in the work of several key female Welsh writers – Menna Elfyn, Jasmine Donahaye, Jam Morris, Charlotte Williams and Mererid Hopwood. • It will help the reader to engage with issues of Welsh identity and religion and gain insight into challenges facing the churches today and engage with the lived experience of women in Wales.