Contemporary Feminist Theologies
  • Author : Kerrie Handasyde
  • Release Date : 12 March 2021
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Genre : Religion
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 13 : 9781000339987

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Book excerpt: This book explores the issues of power, authority and love with current concerns in the Christian theological exploration of feminism and feminist theology. It addresses its key themes in three parts: (1) power deals with feminist critiques, (2) authority unpacks feminist methodologies, and (3) love explores feminist ethics. Covering issues such as embodiment, intersectionality, liberation theologies, historiography, queer approaches to hermeneutics, philosophy and more, it provides a multi-layered and nuanced appreciation of this important area of theological thought and practice. This volume will be vital reading for scholars of feminist theology, queer theology, process theology, practical theology, religion and gender.

Contemporary Feminist Theologies

Contemporary Feminist Theologies

Author : Kerrie Handasyde,Cathryn McKinney,Rebekah Pryor
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Religion
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This book explores the issues of power, authority and love with current concerns in the Christian theological exploration of feminism and feminist theology. It addresses its key themes in three parts: (1) power deals with feminist critiques, (2) authority unpacks feminist methodologies, and (3) love explores feminist ethics. Covering issues such as embodiment, ...

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Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Genre : Religion
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Feminist Theology

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Publisher : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
Genre : Religion
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Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
Genre : Religion
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Publisher : Inanna Publications & Education Incorporated
Genre : Religion
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Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Genre : Religion
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Publisher : University Press of America
Genre : Religion
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Publisher : LIT Verlag Münster
Genre : Social Science
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Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Religion
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Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Genre : Religion
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Publisher : LIT Verlag Münster
Genre : Critical theory
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Publisher : Fortress Press
Genre : Religion
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Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Religion
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