Feminist Theologies / Edition 1

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This indispensable volume traces the rapidly evolving feminist scene in theology over the last generation and highlights specific contributions that have been and are being made. Although prominently Christian, the book also includes feminist initiatives from Judaism, Islam and Buddhism. The illustrious contributors offer an enlightening history, bracing analysis, and thoughtful proposals for the future.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780800638948
  • Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/1/2007
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 184
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.39 (d)

Table of Contents

Contributors     v
Introduction   Rosemary Radford Ruether     1
Women at the Center
The History of the Center for Women and Religion   Rosemary Radford Ruether     7
Reflections on the Early Years at CWR   Peggy H. Cleveland     11
The Early 1990s: Whose CWR? Whose Feminism?   Pamela Cooper-White     16
Dreams, Visions, and Disconnects   Cheryl A. Kirk-Duggan     29
Feminist Theologies from Many Contexts
Pacific, Asian, and North American Asian Women's Theologies   Rita Nakashima Brock     45
Latinas Writing Theology at the Threshold of the Twenty-First Century   Nancy Pineda-Madrid     55
Finding Questions and Answers in Womanist Theology and Ethics   Stephanie Y. Mitchem     66
Unfinished Business: The Flowering of Feminist/Womanist Theologies   Mary E. Hunt     79
Muslim Feminism and Islamic Reformation: The Case of Iran   Nayereh Tohidi     93
Appreciating the Lineage of Buddhist Feminist Scholars   Sandy Boucher     117
Women, Religion, and the Challenge of the Ecological Crisis   Mary Evelyn Tucker     129
Prayer as Poetry, Poetry as Prayer: A Liturgist's Exploration   Marcia Falk     139
Notes     155
Select Bibliography     167
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