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Woman (New Century Theology) by Tina Beattie [2003]

£15.99

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Softcover published by Continuum, 2003, in the New Century Theology series.

This theological investigation explores the significance of woman in the Christian tradition from various perspectives. It is written as an open-ended quest for meaning in the form of a "theopoetics" rather than as a systematically developed argument. Weaving and circling around the Christian idea of woman, the book offers an unfolding vision of the problems and possibilities inherent in the story of Christ and the Church, with its historical legacy of silencing and exclusion and its unfulfilled promise of freedom and flourishing. Is it possible that the Church might become a life-giving and inclusive community capable of responding to the challenges that women pose to religion and society at the beginning of the third millennium, or is it, as some feminists suggest, an anachronistic and irredeemably patriarchal institution?

Paperback with some spots, creases and sunning to page edges, but free of notes and inscriptions.

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Author(s):
Beattie, Tina
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
14 cm x 22 cm, 5.5 in x 8.5 in
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0826457037
ISBN-13:
9780826457035
Number of pages:
240
Publisher:
Continuum
Title:
Woman

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Softcover published by Continuum, 2003, in the New Century Theology series.

This theological investigation explores the significance of woman in the Christian tradition from various perspectives. It is written as an open-ended quest for meaning in the form of a "theopoetics" rather than as a systematically developed argument. Weaving and circling around the Christian idea of woman, the book offers an unfolding vision of the problems and possibilities inherent in the story of Christ and the Church, with its historical legacy of silencing and exclusion and its unfulfilled promise of freedom and flourishing. Is it possible that the Church might become a life-giving and inclusive community capable of responding to the challenges that women pose to religion and society at the beginning of the third millennium, or is it, as some feminists suggest, an anachronistic and irredeemably patriarchal institution?

Paperback with some spots, creases and sunning to page edges, but free of notes and inscriptions.

Author(s):
Beattie, Tina
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
14 cm x 22 cm, 5.5 in x 8.5 in
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0826457037
ISBN-13:
9780826457035
Number of pages:
240
Publisher:
Continuum
Title:
Woman

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