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Unconventional Wisdom by June Boyce-Tillman
Book DescriptionEarly Christianity saw women in positions of authority and a fluid theology that included feminine figures in the notion of the Divine. However, for centuries a male trinity has dominated theology with the characteristics of triumphalism, clarity, order, eternality and unity. Unconventional Wisdom examines the attempt within the last half of the twentieth century to unearth the hidden theological tradition of feminine Wisdom. The book presents the work of influential theorists, notably Foucault, Belenky and Dorothy Smith. The recovery of the feminine in the divine is linked with the rediscovery of subjugated value systems and what this might mean for ecclesiology.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781845530990
(234mm x 156mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Equinox Publishing Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 7-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author June Boyce-Tillman
Performing Pastoral Care, Paperback (July 2016)
Using musical analogies, Gregory Clifton Smith explores the role of pastoral care, both from the point of view of performance and of music as a different form of engaging with life in extreme situations, such as war. Through the prism of music, he demonstrates the ongoing importance of pastoral care in religious communities.
Unconventional Wisdom, Paperback (February 2008)
Examines the areas of values and spirituality as expressed in the theology primarily in Europe and the USA. This work looks at how various value systems become subjugated and that this process happens within both the self and society. It also links hidden theological tradition with subjugated value systems and what it might mean for ecclesiology.
Constructing Musical Healing, Paperback (August 2000)» View all books by June Boyce-Tillman
Drawing on literature from philosophy, anthropology, psychology and musicology, Boyce-Tillman looks at musical traditions and notions of healing in different societies. Her work includes a number of case studies in various cultures - spirit possession cults in Africa and shamans in various traditions.
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Author Biography - June Boyce-Tillman
June Boyce-Tillman is Professor of Applied Music at University of Winchester, UK.
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