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Early 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 Details

ISBN: 9781845530990
ISBN-10: 1845530993
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 23mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Equinox Publishing Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 7-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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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