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Reimagining with Christian Doctrines: Responding to Global Gender Injustices

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The chapters assembled in this collection demonstrate a constructive potential in reimagining with doctrine; thus a challenge is brought to notions of doctrine as merely an inert effect of the exercise of patriarchal power during the formative centuries of a colonial Western Christian tradition. Rather, reimagining with doctrine unlocks, from its centuries of patriarchal constraint, the kingdom-infused power of Christianity, with its core tradition of a thirst for justice and righteousness; it also keeps the way ...

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Reimagining with Christian Doctrines: Responding to Global Gender Injustices

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Overview

The chapters assembled in this collection demonstrate a constructive potential in reimagining with doctrine; thus a challenge is brought to notions of doctrine as merely an inert effect of the exercise of patriarchal power during the formative centuries of a colonial Western Christian tradition. Rather, reimagining with doctrine unlocks, from its centuries of patriarchal constraint, the kingdom-infused power of Christianity, with its core tradition of a thirst for justice and righteousness; it also keeps the way open for glimpsing divine action in the economy of salvation in terms of received classical Christian formulations, while placing human struggles for justice within a wider arena by deploying discrete theological resources. This book is in six chapters that reimagine with doctrines of creation, trinity, resurrection, ecclesiology, anthropology and sin. In many chapters, a focus on the body is used to transform the outworking of received doctrines. Chapters are written from diverse denominational backgrounds as well as from diverse racial ethnicities. This richness in perspective invites engagement with an important strand in today's feminist theological discourse that remains in close engagement with Christian faith communities.

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"With a profound sense of reimagining doctrine, engendering justice, and race-ing forward into the 21st century, this text is a powerful force and source that demonstrates keenly a truer kin-dom of God. Reimagining with Christian Doctrines is a must read as it speaks strongly for the faithful struggle for liberation and human flourishing in a new global era." - Stacey M. Floyd-Thomas, Associate Professor of Ethics and Society, Vanderbilt University Divinity School, USA

"What a rousing and robust returban to the work of doctrinal reconstruction in the key of gender! This fresh set of voices, well situated to address the global diversity of persistent and layered injustice, will do lucid and liberating work in the theological classroom." - Catherine Keller Professor of Constructive Theology, Drew University, USA and author of On the Mystery: Discerning God in Process.

"As an evangélica constructive theologian, I always welcome efforts from colleagues who critically re-examine traditional doctrinal positions, posing questions that can provide relevant answers for a suffering world that cries out for justice. Grace Ji-Sun Kim and Jenny Daggers' Reimagining with Christian Doctrines: Responding to Global Gender Injustices does precisely that. This collection of essays from a diverse group of respected feminist theologians 'reimagines' the doctrines of creation, Trinity, resurrection, incarnation, church, and sin in creative and always embodied ways. In particular, they seek to hear and to respond to the cries of the suffering and voiceless of the world. It is my hope that others who read this book will be equally inspired to be as honest and sensitive as its authors, and also dare to constructively re-imagine new ways of doing theology, that we may truly embody God's vision for justice in the world." - Dr. Loida I. Martell-Otero, Professor of Constructive Theology, Palmer Theological Seminary, USA

"Will you join us? Written with scholarly lucidity and prophetic creativity, Reimagining with Christian Doctrines calls and challenges us to join in the continuing work of naming and exposing Christian doctrines that perpetuate the oppression of women and in articulating alternative theologies that promote gender justice and radical hospitality. Our answer should be an unequivocal yes. You can count on us to walk and struggle with you in promoting gender equality until justice becomes the destiny of all!" - Eleazar S. Fernandez, author of Burbaning Center, Porous Borders

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781137388674
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 1/10/2014
  • Pages: 158
  • Product dimensions: 13.30 (w) x 8.70 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Grace Ji-Sun Kim is a Visiting Researcher at Georgetown University, USA.

Jenny Dagger is Associate Professor in Theology, Theology, Philosophy and Religious Studies Department at Liverpool Hope University, UK.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Dedication
Foreword: Wendy Farley
Introduction: Grace Ji-Sun Kim & Jenny Daggers
Chapter 1: Alternatives to Globalization Addressing People and Earth: A Feminist Theological Reflection on Women, Economy, and Creation- Pamela K. Brubaker
Chapter 2: In a Trinitarian Embrace: Reflections from a Local Eucharistic Community in a Global World-Jenny Daggers
Chapter 3: Chains Fall Off: The Resurrection of the Body and Our Healing From Shame- Cynthia Rigby
Chapter 4: Black & Blue: Uncovering the Ecclesial Cover-Up of Black Women's Bodies through a Womanist Reimagining of the Doctrine of the Incarnation- Eboni Marshall Turman
Chapter 5: U.S. Latina Feminist Paradigm: Model of an Inclusive Twenty-first Century Ecclesiology- Theresa Yugar
Chapter 6: 'The Bondage of the I/Eye?: A Transnational Feminist Wager for Reimagining the Doctrine of Sin' -Joy Ann McDougall
Responding to Global Gender Injustice: Concluding Thoughts- Grace Ji-Sun Kim
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