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Becoming Divine: Towards a Feminist Philosophy of Religion

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"The book's contribution to feminist philosophy of religion is substantial and original.... It brings the continental and Anglo-American traditions into substantive and productive conversation with each other." --Ellen Armour

To what extent has the emergence of the study of religion in Western culture been gendered? In this exciting book, Grace Jantzen proposes a new philosophy of religion from a feminist perspective. Hers is a vital and significant contribution which will be essential reading in the study of religion.

About the Author

GRACE JANTZEN is John Rylands Professorial Research Fellow in the Department of Religions and Theology at the University of Manchester. She is the author of God's World, God's Body; Julian of Norwich; and Power, Gender, and Christian Mysticism.

Table of Contents

Introduction. "What Canst Thou Say?": Finding a Feminist Voice

1. Becoming Divine: Aims of a Feminist Philosophy of Religion

2. Who Becomes Divine?: The Gendered Subject of Philosophy of Religion

3. Thinking Differently: The Double Reading

4. The Creed and the Chiasmus: Desire, Truth, and the Imagination

5. Women's Experience: Source of a Feminist Symbolic?

6. In Order to Begin: Death and Natality in the Western Imaginary

7. "They Shall Flourish as a Garden"

8. Language, Desire, and the Divine

9. Trustworthy Community

10. Justice in the Face of the Natals

11. A God According to Our Gender

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780253212979
Author:
Jantzen, Grace
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Location:
Bloomington, Ind. :
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Feminist theory
Subject:
Theology - Feminine
Subject:
Christianity - Theology - Feminine
Subject:
Christian Theology - Feminine
Subject:
Religion -- Philosophy.
Subject:
Christianity-Theology and Feminism
Subject:
Religion Western-Theology
Subject:
Theology
Subject:
General Philosophy
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
19990131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9.2 x 6.14 x 0.94 in

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