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Abstract: Androcentrism is defined as “male-centeredness,” rooted in the cultural view of the male as normative human being. The historical roots of this cultural view are discussed, together with its…

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Rosemary Radford Ruether, “Androcentrism”, in: Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, General Editors Robert A. Segal, Kocku Von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 15 December 2018 <>
First published online: 2016

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