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The Church and the Second Sex / Edition 1

The Church and the Second Sex / Edition 1

by Mary Daly
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ISBN-13: 9780807011010
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 01/28/1986
Edition description: REVISED
Pages: 231
Sales rank: 684,143
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.52(d)

About the Author

Mary Daly (1928–2010) was a world-renowned radical feminist philosopher who held doctorates in theology and philosophy from the University of Fribourg in Switzerland. Her groundbreaking books include Church and Second Sex, Beyond God the Father, Gyn/Ecology, Pure Lust, Websters' First New Intergalatic Wickedary of the English Languague (Conjured in Cahoots with Jane Caputi), and Outercourse.

Table of Contents

New Archaic Afterwordsxi
Autobiographical Preface to the 1975 Edition5
Feminist Postchristian Introduction15
Chapter 1The Case Against the Church53
Chapter 2History: A Record of Contradictions74
Chapter 3Winds of Change118
Chapter 4The Pedestal Peddlars147
Chapter 5The Demon of Sexual Prejudice: An Exercise in Exorcism166
Chapter 6Theological Roots of the Problem: Radical Surgery Required179
Chapter 7Toward Partnership: Some Modest Proposals192
Conclusion: The Second Sex and the Seeds of Transcendence220

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