Feminism and Christian Ethics

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Providing an overview and analysis of the major themes of feminist ethics, this study describes the diversity of moral thinking within contemporary feminism. It can serve as a guide for the feminist reader as well as be of specialist interest for Christian ethicists and moral philosophers.
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"...this is a well written overview and analysis of major feminist approaches to doing ethics. The reader will receive good grounding in the diversity of feminist ethical thinking. You do not need to be a "scholar" to benefit from this book." At The Center (Publication)

"Parsons provides a valuable resource for feminist theologians who may not read widely in feminist theory." Marsha Aileen Hewitt, Theological Studies

"Parsons has written an important book that constructs a framework for feminist ethics from resources in feminist theory." Mary E. Hobgood, Jrnl of Ecumenical Studies

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521468206
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 2/28/2004
  • Series: New Studies in Christian Ethics Series , #8
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 300
  • Product dimensions: 5.43 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.67 (d)

Table of Contents

General editor's preface
1 On diversity 1
2 The liberal paradigm 14
3 Critique of liberalism 39
4 The social constructionist paradigm 66
5 Critique of social constructionism 93
6 The naturalist paradigm 121
7 Critique of naturalism 148
Transition: Picking up some threads 175
8 Towards an appropriate universalism 180
9 Towards a redemptive community 200
10 Towards a new humanism 222
Notes 243
Select bibliography 268
Index 278
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