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Theology and Feminism

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Theology and Feminism by Daphne Hampson
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Feminism represents a radical challenge to Christianity. Having developed its doctrine and its scriptures in a world in which women were considered subordinate, the Christian religion is now confronted with a deeply held ethical belief that women should be treated as equals.Dr Hampson argues that this ethical challenge confronts the church over the issues of priesthood and ordination, language and imagery, and hermeneutics and theology. In each of these areas, she claims, the Christian religion cannot by definition come to terms with the equality of women. Feminism however suggests new ways to conceive God and reformulate theological ideas for a world in which Christianity is no longer tenable.Theology and Feminism contains chapters on methodology, Christology, symbolism, anthropology and theology. It is the first book from a post-Christian perspective to grapple with all the major areas of theology. Covering the work of conservative Christian, Christian feminist and radical feminist thinkers in religion, it will be welcomed by those already familiar with the discussion, as well as providing a clear introduction for those who are new to the subject.

Author Biography

Daphne Hampson is Professor Emerita of Divinity at the University of St Andrews. She is at present a Visiting Fellow at Clare Hall, Cambridge University.
Release date NZ
July 26th, 1990
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
0
Imprint
Blackwell Publishers
Pages
200
Dimensions
156x230x12
ISBN-13
9780631149446
Product ID
3089315

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