Powers and Submissions: Spirituality, Philosophy and Gender / Edition 1

Powers and Submissions: Spirituality, Philosophy and Gender / Edition 1

by Sarah Coakley
     
 

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ISBN-10: 063120735X

ISBN-13: 9780631207351

Pub. Date: 03/28/2002

Publisher: Wiley

In this book Sarah Coakley confronts a central paradox of theological feminism - what she terms 'the paradox of power and vulnerability'.

  • Confronts a central paradox of theological feminism – what Coakley terms 'paradox of power and vulnerability'.
  • Explores this issue through the perspective of spiritual practice,

Overview

In this book Sarah Coakley confronts a central paradox of theological feminism - what she terms 'the paradox of power and vulnerability'.

  • Confronts a central paradox of theological feminism – what Coakley terms 'paradox of power and vulnerability'.
  • Explores this issue through the perspective of spiritual practice, philosophical enquiry and doctrinal analysis.
  • Draws together an essential collection of Sarah Coakley's work in this field.
  • Offers an original perspective into contemporary feminist theology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631207351
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/28/2002
Series:
Challenges in Contemporary Theology Series, #17
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.27(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

Preface.

Prologue: Powers and Submissions.

Part I: The Comtemplative Matrix.

1. Kenosis and Subversion: On the Repression of "Vulnerability" in Christian Feminist Writing.

2. Traditions of Spiritual Guidance: Dom John Chapman OSB (1865-1933) on the Meaning of "Contemplation".

3. Creaturehood Before God: Male and Female.

Part II: Philosophical Interlocutions.

4. Visions of the Self in Late Medieval Christianity: Some Cross-Disciplinary Reflections.

5. Gender and Knowledge in Modern Western Philosophy: The "Man of Reason" and the "Feminine Other" in Enlightenment and Romantic Thought.

6. Analytic Philosophy of Religion in Feminist Perspective: Some Questions.

Part III: Doctrinal Implications.

7. "Persons" in the "Social" Doctrine of the Trinity: Current Analytic Discussion and "Cappadocian" Theology.

8. The Resurrection and the "Spiritual Senses": On Wittgenstein, Epistemology and the Risen Christ.

9. The Eschatological Body: Gender, Transformation and God.

Index.

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