The Cambridge Companion to Feminist Theology

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August 2003



Feminist theology is a significant movement within contemporary theology. The aim of this Companion is to give an outline of feminist theology through an analysis of its overall shape and its major themes, so that both its place in and its contributions to the present changing theological landscape may be discerned. The two sections of the volume are designed to provide a comprehensive and critical introduction to feminist theology which is authoritative and up-to-date. Written by some of the main figures in feminist theology, as well as by younger scholars who are considering their inheritance, it offers fresh insights into the nature of feminist theological work. The book as a whole is intended to present a challenge for future scholarship, since it critically engages with the assumptions of feminist theology, and seeks to open ways for women after feminism to enter into the vocation of theology.


Part I. The Shape of Feminist Theology: 1. The emergence of Christian feminist theology Rosemary Radford Ruether; 2. Feminist theology as inter-cultural discourse Kwok Pui-Lan; 3. Feminist theology as philosophy of religion Pamela Sue Anderson; 4. Feminist theology as theology of religions Rita M. Gross; 5. Feminist theology as post-traditional theology Carol Christ; 6. Feminist theology as Biblical hermeneutics Bridget Gilfillan-Upton; 7. Feminist theology as dogmatic theology Susan Frank Parsons; Part II. The Themes of Feminist Theology: 8. Trinity Janet Martin Soskice; 9. Jesus Christ Mercy Amba Oduyoye; 10. Holy spirit and spirituality Nicola Slee; 11. Creation Celia Deane-Drummond; 12. Redeeming ethics Susan Frank Parsons; 13. Church and sacrament/community and worship Susan A. Ross; 14. Eschatology Valerie Karras.


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


'Difficult as it is to incorporate the origins, tensions and future directions of feminist theory in a book of 260 pages, the editor and contributors have succeeded in producing a challenging contribution to the Cambridge Companion series.' Theology 'This book ... will be of interest to all readers, Christian or non, concerned with what constitutes feminist theology, its impact on societies and the church, where it is currently, and where it wants to go in the future.' Reviews in Religion and Theology
EAN: 9780521663274
ISBN: 052166327X
Untertitel: 'Cambridge Companions to Religi'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2003
Seitenanzahl: 288 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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