Women at Worship

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1993-10-01
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox Pr

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These diverse but unified descriptions of original ceremonies, liturgies, and rites offer suggestions for revitalizing traditional liturgical expressions in relation to women's experiences. The works collected here are drawn from the perspectives of Christian, Jewish, African-American, Native American, and Hispanic women.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Principles of Feminist Liturgyp. 9
Reform Jewish Worship: How Shall We Speak of Torah, Israel, and God?p. 31
Hold On to Your Dream: African-American Protestant Worshipp. 43
Sin, Grace, and Gender in Free-Church Protestant Worshipp. 55
"Remember the Good, Forget the Bad": Denial and Family Violence in a Christian Worship Servicep. 71
The Easter Vigil: A Theological and Liturgical Critiquep. 83
Reclaiming Jewish Women's Oral Tradition? An Analysis of Rosh Hodeshp. 111
The Ache Sisters: Discovering the Power of the Erotic in Ritualp. 127
In Her Name: Toward a Feminist Thealogy of Pagan Ritualp. 137
Women-Church Transforming Liturgy
Jubilee Ritual: A Creative Responsep. 179
On the Birthing Stool: Mujerista Liturgyp. 191
Rituals of Resistance in Womanist Worshipp. 215
A Lingering Question: What Is Feminist Prayer?p. 225
Conclusionp. 237
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