Item description for Horizons in Feminist Theology by Rebecca S. Chopp, Shelia Greeve Davaney & Sheila Greeve Davaney...
Overview By all accounts, feminist theology is at a crossroads. Even as longstanding consensus wanes that women's experience is the source and norm of feminist theology, the specific and often contradictory experiences of different groups are now highlighted, and new theoretical frameworks are emerging. In light of this tremendous shift, this landmark volume explores central issues of female subjectivity and feminist identity, gender, and embodiment, traditions and norms, and their impact on theology.
Publishers Description By all accounts, feminist theology is at a crossroads. Even as the longstanding consensus wanes that women's experience is the source and norm of feminist theology, the specific and often contradictory experience of different groups is now highlighted, and new theoretical frameworks are being proposed.
This landmark volume explores central issues of female subjectivity and feminist identity, gender and embodiment, tradition and norms, and their impact on theology. Leading thinkers in this new generation of feminist theologians rethink the central claims of feminist theology and offer proposals for the future.
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Studio: Fortress Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.94" Width: 5.97" Height: 0.69" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Release Date Sep 5, 2000
Publisher Augsburg Fortress Publishers
ISBN 0800629965 ISBN13 9780800629960
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More About Rebecca S. Chopp, Shelia Greeve Davaney & Sheila Greeve Davaney
Rebecca S. Chopp is President of Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. She is the school's first female president. She was previously President of Colgate University in Hamilton, New York. A well-known scholar of religion and American culture, Chopp has authored or edited five books and has published over fifty articles in her areas of expertise.
Rebecca S. Chopp currently resides in the state of Georgia. Rebecca S. Chopp was born in 1952.
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Great book! Oct 9, 2009
This is a wonderful book which deals with issues of cultural theory relevant to recent feminist theory. In particular, the realization that neither subjects nor cultures have fixed, stable identities are addressed well, and the authors come from a variety of social locations, incorporating a variety of perspectives. Highly recommend.