Gender and Religion

Too Quiet a Field of Study?

  • Rosalind I.J. Hackett University of Tennessee, Knoxville


Despite the burgeoning of gender and religion studies over the last few decades, very few works address questions of sound and hearing. Yet acoustic and auditory practices and perceptions can be closely linked to patterns of gender differentiation. Drawing on recent research in sound studies, with a focus on voice and vocalization, the article discusses what challenges and enhancements a sonically aware approach might afford.

How to Cite
HACKETT, Rosalind I.J.. Gender and Religion. Journal of the British Association for the Study of Religion (JBASR), [S.l.], v. 19, p. 75-82, apr. 2018. ISSN 2516-6379. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 29 mar. 2023. doi: