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Sexism and God-talk

Towards a Feminist Theology

By Rosemary Radford Ruether

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Using feminist theology as a tool to expose the male-centred bias of classical theology, Ruether articulates a faith which incorporates both genders in their totality, and which embraces a full humanity. Whereas the traditional paradigm begets domination and subordination, Ruether's feminism seeks a mutuality which allows for variety and particularly in women and men. Examining ways in which the female has been (uncomfortably) accommodated within the Christian tradition in ecclesiology and Mariology, the author looks at ways of rehabilitating these images, and engages creatively in the areas of the doctrine of creation, Christology, ministry and eschatology. At the heart of this work is the argument that the dominant Christian tradition, if it is challenged and corrected by feminism, offers viable and credible categories for interpreting human existence and building redemptive communities.

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Here, Ruether uses feminist theology as a tool to expose the male-centred bias of classical theology, examining the ways in which the female has been (uncomfortably) accommodated within the Christian tradition. She then articulates a faith which encorporates both genders in their totality.