Romanian Orthodox Church

Gender Order and Romanian Orthodox Women in Italy: A Socio-Religious Perspective

This article offers a brief overview of recent theoretical socioreligious approaches to the study of gender order and religion. The authors elaborate them by linking to the reflections on religion’s encounter with (Western) modernity as applied to the case of Eastern Orthodoxy. The article then briefly reviews the official position of the Romanian Orthodox Church on the issues of gender order in the family.