Women and Redemption: A Theological History, Second Edition Second Edition

Women and Redemption: A Theological History, Second Edition Second Edition

by Rosemary Ruether

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Overview

Rosemary Radford Ruether's authoritative, award-winning critique of women's unequal standing in the church, which explored the complex history of redemption in evaluating conflict over the fundamental meaning of the Christian gospel for gender relations, is now in an updated and expanded edition. Ruether highlights women theologians' work to challenge the patriarchal paradigm of historical theology and to present redemption linked to the liberation of women. Ruether turns her attention to the situation of women globally and how the growing plurality of women's voices from multicultural and multireligious contexts articulates feminist liberation theology today.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780800698164
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 08/01/2011
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Rosemary Radford Ruether is Visiting Scholar at the Claremont Graduate University and School of Theology. She is the author of numerous influential works in feminist theology and the history of theology and the editor of many others. Her recent works with Fortress Press include the edited volume Feminist Theologies: Legacy and Prospect (2007) and Many Forms of Madness: A Family's Struggle with Mental Illness and the Mental Health System (2010).

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