Feminism Christianity

Author: Denise Lardner Carmody
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 9780819178558
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Feminism Christianity from the Author: Denise Lardner Carmody. Seeking to uncover the places where feminism and Christianity, taken as deep spiritual paths, converge, the author shows that theism adds a dimension to life that the feminist movement needs. Conversely, she points out that Christianity can benefit from some of the messages that feminists are projecting. She focuses on the dimensions of divinity (theology), self (psychology), society (sociology) and nature (ecology). Her balanced perspective should appeal to both feminists and Christians of both sexes. Originally published in 1982 by Abingdon Press.

Feminism And Christianity

Author: Lynn Japinga
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Feminism And Christianity from the Author: Lynn Japinga. The purpose of this book is simple: to introduce college and seminary students to the basic questions and issues in a feminist interpretation of Christianity. It explores the central ideas of Christian feminism, including its critique of patriarchy in Christianity, its recovery of the presence, actions, and ideas of women, and its construction of theology from a feminist perspective. What has been troublesome in Christianity for feminists and why? How have Christian feminists dealt with those issues? What resources are there in Christianity for the empowerment and encouragement of women?

Feminism And Christianity

Author: Caryn D. Riswold
Publisher: The Lutterworth Press
ISBN: 0718842855
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Feminism And Christianity from the Author: Caryn D. Riswold. Why should feminists care about Christianity? Why should Christians care about feminism? In Feminism and Christianity Riswold presents a collection of concise answers to basic questions like these in order to generate discussion about how the two can challenge each other and can even work together in the twenty-first century. Situated firmly in the third wave of feminist activism and scholarship as well as in contemporary Christian theology, Riswold addresses issues such as race, class, gender, and sexuality with an affirmation of tradition alongside a push for change. This book is an opportunity for Christians to gain a fuller understanding of feminism, moving beyond stereotypes and assumptions and into history and contemporary society. Simultaneously this book is an opportunity for feminists to understand the ongoing relevance of a religion whose social power and core commitments can contribute to a vision of a just human community.

Feminism And Christian Ethics

Author: Susan Frank Parsons
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521468206
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Feminism And Christian Ethics from the Author: Susan Frank Parsons. This book describes the diversity of moral thinking within contemporary feminism, giving an overview and analysis of the major themes of feminist ethics. It can serve as a guide for the reader who wants to engage with feminism in a serious way. It will be of specialist interest for Christian ethicists and moral philosophers, in understanding and making contributions to new developments. It will be useful to feminist scholars, in taking stock of their own tradition, and in considering the best way forward for feminist ethics.

New Feminist Christianity

Author: Mary E. Hunt
Publisher: SkyLight Paths Publishing
ISBN: 159473285X
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New Feminist Christianity from the Author: Mary E. Hunt. A collection of essays by proclaimed feminist Christians, discussing their accomplishments and examining the lasting problems that hinder women's participation in the Christian community.

Feminism And Christian Tradition An Annotated Bibliography And Critical Introduction To The Literature

Author: Mary-Paula Walsh
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313371318
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Feminism And Christian Tradition An Annotated Bibliography And Critical Introduction To The Literature from the Author: Mary-Paula Walsh. This annotated bibliography, a volume in the Greenwood series, Bibliographies and Indexes in Religious Studies, provides access to the numerous writings, from the 1960s through the 1990s, on feminism and Christian tradition. Major feminist theologians and sociologists are represented. As a guide to further research, this cross-disciplinary approach presents themes and issues in both a historical and a topical framework. An extensive overview of feminism in relation to the women's movement, women's studies, sociology and American religion introduces the literature and provides a historical context for the nearly one thousand entries that follow. Cross-referenced throughout, the literature is presented in six thematic categories that include introductory and background materials, feminism and the development of feminist theology, topical literatures in feminist theology, feminism and womanist theology, religious leadership of women, and responses and recent developments. Separate author, subject, and title indexes complete the volume.

Feminism In Christianity

Author: Deborah Belonick
Publisher: Orthodox Christian Publications
ISBN: 9780866420457
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Feminism In Christianity from the Author: Deborah Belonick. Originally published: Syosset, N.Y.: Dept. of Religious Education, Orthodox Church in America, 1983.

Facing Challenges Feminism In Christian Higher Education And Other Places

Author: Allyson Jule
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443877824
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Facing Challenges Feminism In Christian Higher Education And Other Places from the Author: Allyson Jule. This book is a collection of ten essays, all focused on the realities of conducting feminist work within Christian universities and colleges, as well as churches. The purpose of this collection emerges from the contributors lives at the intersection of feminist ideas and the Christian contexts in which they work. The book s focus is on the ways in which feminism continues to meet resistance from Christian institutions and communities. Within these contexts, the authors describe the ongoing challenges they face as feminists with their students, their colleagues, their pastors, their fellow congregants, their peers, and their own families. Scholars, clergy, students, and readers interested in understanding feminism more deeply, and interested in the intersection of religion, feminism, and scholarly life will find this collection invaluable. Readers will find insights into the everyday feminist work of academics, the development of more inclusive student-life climates, feminist learning in college classrooms, and the obstacles to creating more inclusive Christian churches. These essays are honest, heartfelt, and helpful in envisioning more liberating paradigms and practices for feminist Christians who continue to negotiate current realities in integrating feminism with faith in many contexts."

Introducing Redemption In Christian Feminism

Author: Rosemary Radford Ruether
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1850758883
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Introducing Redemption In Christian Feminism from the Author: Rosemary Radford Ruether. Christianity begins with what appears to be an inclusive promise of redemption in Christ without regard to gender. Paul proclaimed that 'In Christ there is no more male and female.' Yet Christianity soon developed a patriarchal social structure, excluding women from public ministry, with the argument that women were created subordinate in nature and were more culpable for sin. Here, distinguished feminist theologian, Rosemary Ruether, traces the tension between patriarchal and egalitarian patterns in Christian theology historically. She then examines key theological themes--Christology, the self, the cross and future hope--in the light of her critique.