Learning a New Language: Speech About Women and God

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Nothing we can ever say about God, no words, will ever be adequate to describe the burning mystery which is the Divine, but opening up the vocabulary to include feminine names and pronouns will bring a dimension to our understanding of God that has been tragically neglected.

The idea of SHE WHO IS brings to bear all the loving, care-giving, wisdom-supplying richness of the female created in God's image. The reality of the feminine in God is an idea we must consider and wrestle ...

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Overview

Nothing we can ever say about God, no words, will ever be adequate to describe the burning mystery which is the Divine, but opening up the vocabulary to include feminine names and pronouns will bring a dimension to our understanding of God that has been tragically neglected.

The idea of SHE WHO IS brings to bear all the loving, care-giving, wisdom-supplying richness of the female created in God's image. The reality of the feminine in God is an idea we must consider and wrestle with if justice for all is to be a reality in the world. We must learn a new language." (from Learning a New Language )

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  • ISBN-13: 9780595367740
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/28/2005
  • Pages: 164
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.38 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 4, 2006

    Thought-provoking, scholarly and approachable

    The author's religious convictions are complimented by her dexterity of thought. This isn't the sort of book you'd find in a religous bookstore, though the writer's strength of faith is, if anything, more expansive and heartfelt than those who subscribe to the fundamental interpretations of Christianity. This writer's understanding of feminine aspects of God gives you permission to bring your own personal understandings to faith. The writing is lucid, intelligent and passionate. I hope she writes another book soon.

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