In particular, the development of women s writing in the New Period post-1976 is examined in depth. Cross-referenced throughout, the literature is presented in six thematic categories that include introductory and background materials, feminism and the development of feminist theology, topical literatures in feminist theology, feminism and womanist theology, religious leadership of women, and responses and recent developments. Feminism and Christian Tradition: An Annotated Bibliography and Critical Introduction to the Literature. And these ways have a liberative tone. These examples open up understandings of where and how 'sacred texts' are emerging and being reassessed within contemporary religious and spiritual contexts; and make room for readings where the spiritual resides not only in the textual, but in other unexpected places. Yet for some readers--particularly those who suffer trauma, abuse, and other forms of violence--Bonhoeffer's insistence on self-sacrifice, on becoming a person for others, may prove more harmful than liberating. It is one of Augustine's major works, standing alongside his The Confessions, On Christian Doctrine, and On the Trinity.
Instructor's Guide Additional Resources Category: Religion Author : Lisa E. As this remarkable new collection attests, the voices of women in China have begun calling out loudly, in ways that challenge prevalent views about the Chinese female persona. An extensive overview of feminism in relation to the women's movement, women's studies, sociology and American religion introduces the literature and provides a historical context for the nearly one thousand entries that follow. As a guide to further research, this cross-disciplinary approach presents themes and issues in both a historical and a topical framework. As a guide to further research, this cross-disciplinary approach presents themes and issues in both a historical and a topical framework. Did the emphasis on marriage during the Reformations of the sixteenth century improve their status? As this remarkable new collection attests, the voices of women in China have begun calling out loudly, in ways that challenge prevalent views about the Chinese female persona. Separate author, subject, and title indexes complete the volume.
With his extensive teaching experience at both these levels, Dr Michael Palmer has created another invaluable aid for all students and instructors working in this area. These questions and others have important implications for women in Christianity in particular, and for women in religion in general, since they go to the heart of the human condition. Preface The Bibliography: A General Introduction Mapping the Literature: 1968-1995 Introductory and Background Materials Feminism and the Development of Feminist Theology Topical Literatures in Feminist Theology Feminism and Womanist Theology The Religious Leadership of Women Responses and Recent Developments Author Index Subject Index Title Index. Overall, Feminism and Christian Tradition is an invitation to discover and rediscover the remarkable growth and development of feminist studies in religion. An extensive overview of feminism in relation to the women's movement, women's studies, sociology and American religion introduces the literature and provides a historical context for the nearly one thousand entries that follow. ? Did the emphasis on marriage during the Reformations of the sixteenth century improve their status? Women in Christian Traditions shows how they did so. ? This two-volume anthology is the most comprehensive compilation of major writings now before the public, while its user-friendly structure makes it particularly important for students at differing levels of attainment.
Currently, she is Lecturer at Montgomery College in Germantown, Maryland and Senior Research Analyst at a private consulting firm outside Washington, D. The E-mail message field is required. Ideal for classroom instruction, discussion groups, and personal study, this volume is an exceptional, user-friendly guide to contemporary feminist thought. Women in Christian Traditions shows how they did so. As Styler considers the ways in which each writer negotiates the gender constraints and opportunities that are available to her religious setting and literary genre, she shows the varying degrees of frustration which these writers express with the inadequacy of received religion to meet their personal and ethical needs. This volume: examines canonical Jewish writers, less well-known authors of Yiddish and Hebrew, and emerging Israeli writers includes entries on figures as diverse as Marcel Proust, Franz Kafka, Tristan Tzara, Eugene Ionesco, Harold Pinter, Tom Stoppard, Arthur Miller, Saul Bellow, Nadine Gordimer, and Woody Allen contains introductory essays on Jewish-American writing, Holocaust literature and memoirs, Yiddish writing, and Anglo-Jewish literature provides a chronology of twentieth-century Jewish writers. Entries conclude with a selected bibliography of scholarship in the area.
Did the emphasis on virginity in the early church empower Christian women? In the encounters in feminist theology and contemporary women's writing, Anna Fisk employs autobiographical narrative, critically understood as reading these stories beside my own. Rethinking the Christian faith from a woman's perspective has been an important advancement in modern theology. This chronological in-depth reading of feminist texts is based on the interrelation of content, genre and discourse. Major feminist theologians and sociologists are represented. This extensive volume is of interest to libraries, scholars of feminism, and general readers with special interest in the topic.
A fascinating resource for students and general readers and an essential research tool for scholars in literature, it is the first thematic reference on this scale to be published in English. 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 volumes cover the beginning of Christianity until medieval times. Drawing upon the pioneering work of Helene Cixous, Julia Kristeva and Luce Irigaray the work sets out a new framework for feminist religious reading that is both creative and challenging and which will be of interest both to scholars and students in this area. Feminism and Christian tradition: An annotated bibliography and critical introduction to the literature. This annotated bibliography, a volume in the Greenwood series, Bibliographies and Indexes in Religious Studies, provides access to the numerous writings, from the 1960s through the 1990s, on feminism and Christian tradition. This work examines themes, movements, and events in their historical contexts and locates churchwomen within the broader developments that have been pivotal in the evolution of Christianity.
Treating women journalists as agents of change and using their media writings as primary sources, this book explores what mattered to women writers at different historical junctures, as well as how they articulated values and meaning in a changing society and guided social changes in the direction they desired. For those already socialized into self-abnegation, uncritical applications of Bonhoeffer's teachings may reinforce submission, rather than resistance, to evil. Cross-referenced throughout, the literature is presented in six thematic categories that include introductory and background materials, feminism and the development of feminist theology, topical literatures in feminist theology, feminism and womanist theology, religious leadership of women, and responses and recent developments. Today, public debate on women's issues in Mainland China and Taiwan is shaped by past feminist discourse and uses a vocabulary and language familiar to readers of an earlier era. An important summary of scholarship in feminism, women's studies, spirituality, and religion, highly recommended for undergraduate and graduate collections. Among Styler's subjects are novels by Emma Worboise; writers of collective biography, including Anna Jameson and Clara Balfour, who study Bible women in order to address contemporary concerns about 'The Woman Question'; poetry by Anne Bronte; and political writing by Harriet Martineau and Josephine Butler. Accessible but rigorous, this book provides a wealth of historical and intellectual context that allows the reader to make sense of the movements in recent literary theory.
The book includes comprehensive introductions to each topic, detailed analysis of each essay, biographical information about individual philosophers, wide-ranging bibliographies and examination questions. He says that the mysteries, from which the institution was derived, created, and that the custom of the times when it was established, sanctioned the most horrible oaths. An extensive overview of feminism in relation to the women's movement, women's studies, sociology and American religion introduces the literature and provides a historical context for the nearly one thousand entries that follow. This work is essential reading for anyone interested in the feminist movement in American Christianity--its history, theoretical development, trends, issues, sub-disciplines, and principal authors. This incredible volume will prove valuable to students and mature academics well into the next century. Ranging from historical and formalist literary criticism to psychological and psychoanalytic theory and cultural studies, Gender, Desire and Sexuality in T. Its comprehensiveness makes it a great addition to parish libraries as a way to make accessible a vast quantity of material for those interested in adult education, the role of women in the church, the development of Christian worship, and other subjects which closely touch the hearts and minds of local readers.
Cross-referenced throughout, the literature is presented in six thematic categories that include introductory and background materials, feminism and the development of feminist theology, topical literatures in feminist theology, feminism and womanist theology, religious leadership of women, and responses and recent developments. The insights for spiritual formation developed here provide powerful proof of Bonhoeffer's continuing and concretely contextualized relevance for readers across the full spectrum of human selfhood. Major feminist theologians and sociologists are represented. Author by : Watson Languange : en Publisher by : Wm. In doing so, it challenges a tendency of feminist theology to seek simple and idealized answers, rather than honor complexity and the need to continue to ask questions. Topics covered include themes relating to adventure, family life, the supernatural, eroticism, status, humor, idealism, terror, and many other categories of human experience.
Through these, they questioned the Christian tradition relative to contemporary concerns about political ethics, gender identity, and personal meaning. A cross-index to themes and motifs will enable the reader to find information on secondary or related topics. In editing women's periodicals, women writers transformed themselves from traditional literary women cainu to professional women journalists nubaoren in the period of 1898-1937 when journalism became increasingly independent of and resistant to state control. Augustine is considered the most influential Father of the Church in Western Christianity, and The City of God profoundly shaped Western civilization. This study explores Bonhoeffer's understandings of selfhood and spiritual formation, both in his own experience and writings and in light of the role of gender in psycho-spiritual development.