Article In Memory of Her, A Feminist Theological. Reconstruction of Christian Origins, Elisabeth. Schussler Fiorenza. Christy Atler. Follow this and. Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza’s In Memory of Her is a ground-breaking work. For the first time, we have a powerful defense of new theological emancipatory. Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza. · Rating details · ratings · 17 reviews. This brilliant scholarly treatise succeeds in bringing to our consciousness women.
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The gist of this challenging book is that Christianity can never realize its full potential until the old men “in charge” stop suppressing, repressing, and flat-out hating women– both historical and current. That said, there were just too many methodological problems, cases of special pleading, speculations passed off as fact upon which subsequent speculations passed off as fact were then builtand arguments from silence.
Goodreads helps you keep track elidabeth books you want to read. Sophia rated it it was amazing May 20, These 2 locations in Australian Capital Territory: But I’ve come to terms with Paul, and that makes this book all the more refreshing. F56 Book English Show 0 more libraries So, I had high hopes for this book when I picked it up.
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Keith Adkins rated it liked it Jul 29, Particular attention is spent on the Acts of Paul and Theclaa story that, despite having Paul’s name in the title, is primarily about the holiness and ministry of his extraordinary female fiorenzw. Open to the public Held. She admits as much in the introduction and the first section of the book, which is devoted to methodology.
It is a classic of feminist biblical interpretation from a world-class scholar.
Oct 04, Vanda rated it it was amazing Shelves: Some see the relationship between Paul the Apostle and women as misogynisticpointing to controversial passages about women’s subordination, their necessary silence in church, and more.
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You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item. She discusses the many encounters Paul has with women throughout the canon and in apocryphal works, noting that throughout, Paul saw the women as equals both as people and in ministry. Benedictine Community of New Norcia.
Trivia About In Memory of Her This book is timeless; it addresses questions women have had for centuries. I like how Schussler Fiorenza uses a confessional approach. Jan 09, James rated it it was ok Shelves: This page was last edited on 8 Decemberat Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Max Van Dyke rated it really liked it Jun 24, Home All editions This editionEnglish, Book edition: Views Read Edit View history. Feminist Practices of Biblical Interpretation.
I really love a lot of this book — namely, the project reconstructing the history of Christian women that lurks underneath the texts of the New Testament and the methods casting a broad net for sources, paying attention to redactionetc. Open to the public. Australian Catholic University Library. This book is highly recommended for women and men searching for a deeper theology of women Open to the public Her deconstructive approach is rigorous and compelling but i think she falters some in her reconstruction.
This was a fascinating read, one I had meant to read for years.
On purely historical grounds, then, this text cannot stand.