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ISBN-13: 9781498542081
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 09/23/2016
Pages: 298
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

R. Mary Hayden Lemmons is associate professor of philosophy at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota and president of University Faculty for Life.

Table of Contents

I. The Prophetic Feminine Genius: Cognitive and Ontological Dimensions
1. St. John Paul II on the Genius of Women, Susan Selner-Wright, Ph.D.
2. On Women and the “Seeing’ of Others, Paul Kucharski, Ph.D.

II. Recasting Feminism and Femininity as Prophecy
3. The Feminine Genius, Personalist Feminism, and the Call for Women to Prophesy According to John Paul II, R. Mary Hayden Lemmons, Ph.D.
4. Woman as Prophet: A Feminism for the 21st Century, Deborah Savage, Ph.D.
5. The New Feminism, Prophetic Bodies, and Freedom, Christine Dalessio, M.A.
6. Prophetic Femininity in the Bible, the Church, and Nature: Reflections on John Paul II’s Prophetism of Femininity and Marian Ecclesiology, R. Mary Hayden Lemmons, Ph.D.

III. Spirituality of the Woman Prophet
7. Worthy of Belief: Reflections on Prophecy, Responsibility and Virtue, Heidi Giebel, Ph.D.
8. St. Hildegard: Prophet and Doctor of the Church, Anne King, Ph.D.
9. Women Mystics of the Catholic Church, Susan J. Stabile, J.D.

IV. Meeting Key Personal, Professional, and Cultural Challenges
10. Women and the Crises of Polarization and Secularization, Mary Eberstadt
11. The Destructiveness of Lust and Its Cure: Reflections on Dante, Aquinas, and Wojtyla, Anthony T. Flood, Ph.D.
12. The Logic of the Gift: Spousal Love and Marriage in the Thought of Karol Wojtyla/St. John Paul II, Richard A. Spinello, Ph.D.
13. How Mothers with Professional Careers Experience the State of Flourishing and Why It Matters for Faith Communities, Peggy Andrews, Ph.D.
14. Catholic Sisters as Servant Leaders for Justice and the Common Good, Meg Wilkes Karraker, Ph.D.

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