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Motherhood and Love: Beyond the Gendered Stereotypes of Theology

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Overview

It is possible to reinterpret the biblical portrayal of motherhood so that it no longer perpetuates the subordination of women? Responding to a perceived conflict between feminism and theology, feminist theologian Cristina Grenholm blends systematic theology, gender studies, and biblical interpretation to construct a nontraditional understanding of motherhood in the Bible. Grenholms innovative approach revisits the biblical figure of Mary whom she calls a theological challenge in our time with a view to analyzing, critiquing, and revising the traditional Christian understanding of motherhood and maternal love.

Details

  • SKU: 9780802863881
  • SKU10: 0802863884
  • Title: Motherhood and Love: Beyond the Gendered Stereotypes of Theology
  • Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
  • Date Published: Mar 2011
  • Pages: 204
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Weight lbs: 0.72
  • Dimensions: 8.97" L x 6.35" W x 0.60" H
  • Features: Table of Contents, Index, Illustrated, Bibliography
  • Themes: Sex & Gender | Feminine;
  • Category: THEOLOGY
  • Subject: Christian Theology - General

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