Becoming Divine: Towards a Feminist Philosophy of Religion

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Indiana University Press, 1999 - Philosophy - 296 pages
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"The book's contribution to feminist philosophy of religion is substantial and original.... It brings the continental and Anglo-American traditions into substantive and productive conversation with each other." --Ellen Armour

To what extent has the emergence of the study of religion in Western culture been gendered? In this exciting book, Grace Jantzen proposes a new philosophy of religion from a feminist perspective. Hers is a vital and significant contribution which will be essential reading in the study of religion.

 

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Contents

AcKNOWLEDGEMENTS pOgt
1
TWO Who hecomes divine? The gendered suhject of the philosophy of religion
27
the douhle reading
59
desire truth and the imagination
77
source of a feminist symholic?
100
death and natality in the westem imaginary
128
SEVEN They shall flourish as a garden 1 56
159
EIGHT Language desire and the divine
171
NINE Trustworthy communiry
204
TIN Justice in the face of the natals
227
ELEVEN A god according to our gender
254
BIBLIOGRAPHY
276
INDEX
292
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About the author (1999)

GRACE JANTZEN is John Rylands Professorial Research Fellow in the Department of Religions and Theology at the University of Manchester. She is the author of God's World, God's Body; Julian of Norwich; and Power, Gender, and Christian Mysticism.

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