Women of Spirit: Female Leadership in the Jewish and Christian Traditions

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Rosemary Radford Ruether, Eleanor McLaughlin
Simon and Schuster, 1979 - Religion - 400 pages
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Women theologians, writing in their own fields, discuss women as charismatic leaders, dissenters, martyrs, and reformers within the structure of centralized church authority and examine theological images of femininity

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Rosemary Radford Ruether taught for twenty-seven years at the Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary and Northwestern University and for six yearsat the Graduate Theological Union. Dr.Ruether is an emerita professor at Garrett-Evangelical and the Graduate Theological Union. She is the author or editor ofmore than forty books and numerous articles, including Sexism and God-Talk: Toward a Feminist Theology; Women-Church: Theology and Practice of FeministLiturgical Communities; and Gaia & God: An Ecofeminist Theology of Earth Healing.She teaches at the Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California.

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