Feminism and Theology

Paperback | November 15, 2003

EditorJanet Martin Soskice, Diana Lipton

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Christianity and Judaism have inspired reflective theology for thousands of years but until recently, little of it was written by women. Feminism not only proposes new answers to the questions, but compels a reevaluation as to the questions themselves. The essays in this volume represent the richnes of feminist writings in theology, an area that commands international interest, inside and outside the academy, and addresses aspects of theological study including biblical interpretation, historical approaches, doctrine philosophy of religion andethics. This book brings together some of the best essays in the field, with an introduction by Janet Martin Soskice mapping the historical, global and doctrinal contributions to theology.The essys are arranged thematically, and an introduction mapping the area is enhanced by general remarks on eachtheme and specific comments on individual contributions. This book seeks to engage readers new to the field as well as professionals. The collection emphasises the importance of grass roots contributions alongside academic work.

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Christianity and Judaism have inspired reflective theology for thousands of years but until recently, little of it was written by women. Feminism not only proposes new answers to the questions, but compels a reevaluation as to the questions themselves. The essays in this volume represent the richnes of feminist writings in theology, an...

Janet Martin Soskice is a leading figure in modern theology - she is a past president of the Catholic Theological Association of Great Britain, former McCarthy Visiting Professor at the Gregorian University in Rome, and a frequent broadcaster on religious and ethical issues. Diana Lipton directs studies in Theology at Newnham College,...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.83 inPublished:November 15, 2003Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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I. Sourcess1. Linda Walter: Telling Tales2. Anita Diamant: The Red Tent3. Benjaporn Mochai: On Being A Woman: Thailand4. Rosemary Radford Ruether: Ecofeminism: First and Third World Women5. Alicia Ostriker: The Nakedness of the Fathers: Biblical Visions and Revisions6. Mary Daly: Beyond God the FatherII. Identity7. Kari Vogt: 'Becoming Male': One Aspect of Early Christian Anthropology8. Elizabeth A. Castelli: 'I Will Make Mary Male': Pieties of the Body and Gender Transformation of Christian Women in Late Antiquity9. Jane Dempsey Douglass: The Image of God in Women as Seen by Luther and Calvin10. Maria Ada Isasi-Diaz: Roundtable Discussion: Mujeristas, Who We Are and What We Are About12. Maria Ada Isasi-Diaz: Mujerista Theology13. Elsa Tamez: Against Machismo: Interiews by Elsa Tamez14. Haviva Ner-David: Life on the Fringes: A Feminist Journey Toward Traditional Rabbinic Ordination15. Rachel Muers: The Mute Cannot Keep Silent: Barth, Von Balthasar, and Irigaray, on the Construction of Women's SilenceIII. Sacred Texts16. J. Cheryl Exum: Plotted, Shot and Painted: Cultural Representations of Biblical Women17. Phyllis Trible: Genesis 22: The Sacrifice of Sarah18. Athalya Brenner: The Hebrew God and his Female Complements19. Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg: The Particulars of Rapture: Reflections on Exodus20. Carolyn Osiek: Galatians21. Pheme Perkins: Philippians22. Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza: Discipleship of Equals: A Critical Feminist Ekklesia-logy of LiberationIV. Practice23. Blu Greenberg: On Women and Judaism: A View from Tradition24. Elizabeth A. Clark: 'Adam's Only Companion': Augustine and the Early Christian Debate on Marriage25. Sarah Coakley: Living into the Mystery of the Holy Trinity: Trinity, Prayer, and Sexuality26. Rachel Adler: Engendering Judaism: An Inclusive Theolgoy and EthicsIncarnation and Embodiment27. Daphne Hampson: Theology and Feminsim28. Jacquelyn Grant: White Women's Christ and Black Women's Jesus: Feminist Christology and Womanist Response29. Teresa Okure: The Significance Today of Jesus' Commission to Mary Magdalene30. Verna Harrison: The Care-Banishing Breast of the Father31. Janet Martin Soskice: Blood and Defilement32. Grace M. Jantzen: Contours of a Queer Theology33. Sharon A. Bong: Suffering, Resisting, Healing: An Asian View of the Body