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Challenging Women's Orthodoxies in the Context of Faith

ISBN 9781138739284
Published June 12, 2021 by Routledge
246 Pages

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Book Description

This title was first published in 2000. Most of the papers in this volume were given at a day conference held at Heythrop College, aimed at discussing challenging women's orthodoxies in the context of faith. The book acts as an indication that gender matters in the understanding and living of faith.

Table of Contents

Introduction, Susan Frank Parsons.  1. Accounting for Hope: Feminist Theology as Fundamental Theology, Susan Frank Parsons.  2. Theology and Earth System Science, Anne Primavesi.  3. Justification by Gender: Daphne Hampson's After Christianity, Angela West.  4. The Rehabilitation of Eve: British 'Christian Women's' Theology 1972-1990, Jenny Daggers.  5. When God Beheld God: Notes Towards a Jewish Feminist Theology of the Holocaust, Melissa Raphael.  6. Harmony in Africa: Healing the Divided Continental Self - Mercy Amga Odyyoye, Feminist and Theologian, Carrie Pemberton.  7. The Mute Cannot Keep Silent: Barth, von Balthasar, and Irigaray, on the Construction of Women's Silence, Rachel Muers.  8. Losing One's Life for Others: Self-sacrifice Revisited, Kerry Ramsay.  9. Touching upon the Soul: The Interiority of Transcendence after Luce Irigaray, Lucy Gardner.  10. On the Nature of Nature: Is Sexual Difference Really Necessary? Laurence Paul Hemming.  11. The Grace of Being: Connectivity and Agency in John Macquarrie's Theology, Georgina Morley.  12. The Power of Christian Innocence: Revisiting a Classical Theme, Anne Murphy.  13. Healing the Wound: Discourses of Redemption, James Hanvey SJ.

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