She Who Changes: Re-Imagining the Divine in the World

Palgrave Macmillan (2003)
Abstract
It was only recently that people began to refer to God, occasionally, as “she.” Is it now possible to re-imagine divine power as a female force deeply related to the changing world? If so, then we can understand the deeper meaning of female images of divine power including depictions such as “The Goddess.” Carol Christ offers a new look at these female images of God in She Who Changes . She shows how many traditional ideas about divine power reject the female body and connection to the natural world. She looks at the work of female theologians in Judaism, Christianity, and various religions that worship "The Goddess" to explore the way in which they are re-imagining both divine and human power as embodied both in a changing world and deeply related to all beings.
Keywords Process philosophy  Feminist theology  Femininity of God  Goddess religion
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Call number BD372.C48 2003
ISBN(s) 1403966699   1403960836   9781403960832
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