The Cambridge Companion to Feminist Theology

The Cambridge Companion to Feminist Theology

by Susan Frank Parsons (Editor)


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Parsons (pastoral studies, Cambridge) introduces 14 papers by international scholars and theologians instrumental in reshaping Western Christian discourse. They address the emergence and diverse shapes of feminist theology, and such themes as recovering women's spirituality, ecofeminism, redeeming ethics, and an African female Christological model. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521663274
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/28/2003
Series: Cambridge Companions to Religion Series
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)
Lexile: 1580L (what's this?)

About the Author

SUSAN FRANK PARSONS is Director of Pastoral Studies at the Margaret Beaufort Institute of Theology, Cambridge.

Table of Contents

Notes on contributorsix
Part 1The shape of feminist theology
1The emergence of Christian feminist theology3
2Feminist theology as intercultural discourse23
3Feminist theology as philosophy of religion40
4Feminist theology as theology of religions60
5Feminist theology as post-traditional thealogy79
6Feminist theology as biblical hermeneutics97
7Feminist theology as dogmatic theology114
Part 2The themes of feminist theology
8Trinity and feminism135
9Jesus Christ151
10The Holy Spirit and spirituality171
12Redeeming ethics206
13Church and sacrament - community and worship224
Index of biblical citations261
Index of names262
Index of subjects266

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