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Post-Christian Feminisms: A Critical Approach / Edition 1

Post-Christian Feminisms: A Critical Approach / Edition 1

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This book explores the impact and contribution of post-theories in the field of Christian feminist theology. Post-theory is an important and cutting-edge discursive field which has revolutionized the production of knowledge in both feminism and theology. This book fills a gap by providing a text that can make authoritative statements on the use and status of post-theory in feminist theology, and secondly it makes an on-going contribution to the discourse of Christian feminist theology and its liberation agenda. Distinguished and established scholars contribute conclusive essays on the most recent and exciting developments in post-theory, feminism and theology.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780754653806
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/30/2008
Pages: 254
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Lisa Isherwood is Professor of Feminist Liberation Theologies and Director of Theology, University of Winchester, UK. Kathleen McPhillips is Senior Lecturer in the School of Humanities and the Languages, University of Western Sydney, Australia

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction, Lisa Isherwood and Kathleen McPhillips; Beyond reason: towards a post-Christian philosophy of religion, Beverley Clack; The 'post'-age of belief: wither or whither Christianity?, Pamela Sue Anderson; Ecofeminist thea/logies and ethics: a post-Christian movement?, Rosemary Radford Ruether; Material elements: the matter of women, the matter of Earth, the matter of God, Anne Elvey; Who's been reading MY Bible? Post-structuralist hermeneutics and sacred text, Jane Wootton; Post-Christian hermeneutics: the rise and fall of female subjectivity in theological narrative, J'annine Jobling; The Bi/girl writings from feminist theology to queer theologies, Marcella Althaus-Reid; Our Lady of Perpetual Succour: mother of phallic fetishes, Lisa Isherwood; De-colonizing the sacred: feminist proposals for a post-Christian, post-patriarchal sacred, Kathleen McPhillips; Melting hearts of stone, Mary T. Condren; A third way: explicating the post in post-Christian feminism, Frances Gray and Kathleen McPhillips; Re-membering Jesus: a postcolonial feminist remembering, Satoko Yamaguchi; Jesus past the posts: an enquiry into post-metaphysical Christology, Lisa Isherwood; The return of the living dead, Elisabeth Stuart; Bibliography; Index.

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Kathleen McPhillips is Senior Lecturer at the Humanities School, University of Western Sydney, Australia. Lisa Isherwood is Professor of Feminist Liberation Theologies and Director of Theology, University of Winchester, UK.

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