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Church Women Want: Catholic Women in Dialogue

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Catholic Press Award Winner. Feminist theologian Elizabeth A. Johnson moderates this book, a free-ranging discussion among prominent Catholic women about the face of the church, the need for reform and change, and the challenges faithful women face. Contributors include Miriam Therese Winter, Diana Hayes, Elizabeth Johnson, Susan Muto, and Colleen Griffith.
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Overview


Catholic Press Award Winner. Feminist theologian Elizabeth A. Johnson moderates this book, a free-ranging discussion among prominent Catholic women about the face of the church, the need for reform and change, and the challenges faithful women face. Contributors include Miriam Therese Winter, Diana Hayes, Elizabeth Johnson, Susan Muto, and Colleen Griffith.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780824519797
  • Publisher: Crossroad Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 11/28/2002
  • Pages: 152
  • Sales rank: 1,072,442
  • Product dimensions: 5.38 (w) x 8.25 (h) x 0.46 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Pt. 1 Women and Spirituality/Workship 9
1 Called to Holiness as Women of the Church 11
2 Feminist Women's Spirituality: Breaking New Ground in the Church 23
Pt. 2 Embodiment: Women and Men, Equal or Complementary? 33
3 Embodiment: Women and Men, Equal and Complementary 35
4 Imaging God, Embodying Christ: Women as a Sign of the Times 45
5 Human Bodiliness: Sameness as Starting Point 60
Pt. 3 Different Races and Cultures: Uniting or Dividing Women in the Church? 69
6 The Grace and Fortitude Not to Turn Our Backs 73
7 Speaking the Future into Life: The Challenge of Black Women in the Church 83
8 The Divine Danger of Diversity: A Hispanic Catholic Perspective 96
Pt. 4 Women as Leaven in Church and Society 107
9 The Challenge of "Being Leaven" in a Secular Culture 111
10 Politics, Religion, and Women 117
Consultation: Toledo Women Speak 129
Epilogue 140
Contributors 142
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