The British Christian Women's Movement (New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies Series): A Rehabilitation of Eveby Jenny Daggers
Pub. Date: 11/25/2002
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
This book presents a timely study of a neglected British Christian women's movement. Jenny Daggers charts the inception of the movement in the exciting times of the post-sixties decades, amid new currents generated in the British denominational churches, and the wider current of Women's Liberation. Focusing on Christian women's concern with the position of women in the church, this book identifies a core Christian women's theology which affirms a (rehabilitated) 'new Eve in Christ', and so contrasts with a concurrent paradigm shift taking shape in North American feminist theology. Daggers argues that this divergence is primarily due to the effect of the prolonged Church of England women's ordination debate upon the ethos of the British Christian women's movement.
- Taylor & Francis
- Publication date:
- Ashgate New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies Series
- Product dimensions:
- 6.18(w) x 9.33(h) x 0.63(d)
Table of ContentsContents: Preface; Introduction; Eve and spiritual womanhood, 1800-1960; An overview of the Christian Women's Movement; Eve and Christian women's consciousness; Eve and Christian women's activity; Eve and Christian women's theology; The rehabilitation of Eve on a wider stage: Eve and feminist theology; Conclusion; Appendices; Bibliography; Bibliography (CWIRES); Index.
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