The Feminine and the Sacred / Edition 1

The Feminine and the Sacred / Edition 1

by Catherine Clement, Julia Kristeva
     
 

In November 1996, Catherine Clément and Julia Kristeva began a correspondence exploring the subject of the sacred. Their correspondence lead them to a controversial and fundamental question: is there anything sacred that can at the same time be considered strictly feminine?

Although their discourse is not necessarily about theology, Clément and

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In November 1996, Catherine Clément and Julia Kristeva began a correspondence exploring the subject of the sacred. Their correspondence lead them to a controversial and fundamental question: is there anything sacred that can at the same time be considered strictly feminine?

Although their discourse is not necessarily about theology, Clément and Kristeva consider the role of women and femininity in the religions of the world, from Christianity and Judaism to Confucianism and African animism.

Columbia University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231115797
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
04/02/2003
Series:
European Perspectives: A Series in Social Thought and Cultural Criticism Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
4.94(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.52(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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