Reply to Isham

Faith and Philosophy 15 (2):223-228 (1998)
Abstract
In “On Calling God ‘Mother’” (this journal), I argued that the practice of referring to God exclusively in male terms is morally acceptable. Isham claims that I have argued that “God should be referred to exclusively in male terms.” He claims that the Bible refers to God in female terms. He hints that I may have engaged in “gender devaluation.” He claims that there is a “need for a deity with which women can both relate and identify.” The first of Isham’s claims is simply false. I address the remaining criticisms at greater length
Keywords Contemporary Philosophy  Philosophy and Religion
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DOI 10.5840/faithphil199815212
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