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9780800663773

Transformative Lutheran Theologies

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  • ISBN13:

    9780800663773

  • ISBN10:

    0800663772

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-09-01
  • Publisher: Fortress Pr
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Summary

The first of its kind, this book is a systematic representation of Lutheran feminist, womanist, and mujerista theologies: systematic, in that it addresses classical loci of systematic theology; contemporary, in that it is resoundingly constructive and relevant for the contemporary church; and feminist, in that the contributors write from a feminist perspective although they reflect a variety of positions within feminist discourse. The contributors to this multi-authored work share a common commitment to Lutheran theology as a continual process of reform.

Author Biography

Mary J. Streufert is Director for Justice for Women, Church in Society Program Unit of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

Table of Contents

Contributorsp. vii
Introductionp. 1
Legacies and Margins
Historical and Theological Legacies of Feminism and Lutheranismp. 15
The Elusive Lure of the Lotusp. 31
God and Humanity
Inhabiting Paradox: God and Feminist Theology for the Third Wavep. 45
God's Heart Revealed in Eden: Luther on the Character of God and the Vocation of Humanityp. 57
Sin and Grace
Sin from a Queer, Lutheran Perspectivep. 71
Who Are You? Christ and the Imperative of Subjectivityp. 87
The Work and Person of Christ
Through Mujerista Eyes: Stories of Incarnate Redemptionp. 99
Putting the Cross in Context: Atonement through Covenantp. 107
Christ as Bride/Groom: A Lutheran Feminist Relational Christologyp. 123
The Person of Christ from a Feminist Perspective: Human and Divine, Male and Femalep. 135
Spirit and Body
Spirit and Body: A Lutheran-Feminist Conversationp. 153
Experiencing the Spirit: The Magnificat, Luther, and Feministsp. 165
Knowing and Living
Hush No More! Constructing an African American Lutheran Womanist Ethicp. 179
Being Church as, in, and against White Privilegep. 197
Hope and the Future
In the Flesh: A Feminist Vision of Hopep. 213
Hoping for More: How Eschatology Matters for Lutheran Feminist Theologiesp. 225
Notesp. 237
Indexp. 267
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