Women at Worship: Interpretations of North American Diversity / Edition 1

Women at Worship: Interpretations of North American Diversity / Edition 1

by Marjorie Procter-Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0664252532

ISBN-13: 9780664252533

Pub. Date: 10/28/1993

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

These diverse but unified descriptions of original ceremonies, liturgies, and rites offer suggestions for revitalizing traditional liturgical expressions in relation to women's experiences. The works collected here are drawn from the perspectives of Christian, Jewish, African-American, Native American, and Hispanic women.

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These diverse but unified descriptions of original ceremonies, liturgies, and rites offer suggestions for revitalizing traditional liturgical expressions in relation to women's experiences. The works collected here are drawn from the perspectives of Christian, Jewish, African-American, Native American, and Hispanic women.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664252533
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
10/28/1993
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.58(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1Principles of Feminist Liturgy9
2Reform Jewish Worship: How Shall We Speak of Torah, Israel, and God?31
3Hold On to Your Dream: African-American Protestant Worship43
4Sin, Grace, and Gender in Free-Church Protestant Worship55
5"Remember the Good, Forget the Bad": Denial and Family Violence in a Christian Worship Service71
6The Easter Vigil: A Theological and Liturgical Critique83
7Reclaiming Jewish Women's Oral Tradition? An Analysis of Rosh Hodesh111
8The Ache Sisters: Discovering the Power of the Erotic in Ritual127
9In Her Name: Toward a Feminist Thealogy of Pagan Ritual137
10Women-Church Transforming Liturgy
11Jubilee Ritual: A Creative Response179
12On the Birthing Stool: Mujerista Liturgy191
13Rituals of Resistance in Womanist Worship215
14A Lingering Question: What Is Feminist Prayer?225
Conclusion237

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