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Quilting and Braiding
  

Quilting and Braiding (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

By Schrein, Shannon

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Can a male savior save women? In answering this profound question, and as a way of engaging women and men who seek a deeper understanding of the role of Jesus Christ in contemporary Christianity, Quilting alibi Braiding explores the christologies of pivotal feminist theologians -...- Sallie McFague and Elizabeth A. Johnson -- and examines the impact of feminist christology on the entire field of theology. For centuries scholars have studied, debated, and articulated their understanding of the life, message, and impact of Jesus Christ (incarnation and salvation). In Quilting and Braiding, Shannon Schrein examines critical questions arising from feminist thought that address these core Christian beliefs. She explores the constructivist christology of McFague and the revisionist christology of Johnson and examines how each makes use of language, particularly metaphor and analogy, in addressing the christological concerns of women today. Drawing its imagery from practices that have typically been a part of women's heritage -- quilting and braiding -- this work forms a footbridge between tradition and contemporary concerns, bringing the study of christology into the lives of God's people.
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ISBN 9780814658765
Released NZ 1 Jun 1998
Publisher Michael Glazier Inc
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, illustrated edition
Series Zacchaeus Studies: Theology
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ISBN-13 9780814658765
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Michael Glazier Inc
Imprint Michael Glazier Inc
Released 1 Jun 1998
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, illustrated edition
Edition illustrated edition
Author(s) By Schrein, Shannon
Series Zacchaeus Studies: Theology
Category Religion: General
Christian theology
Number of Pages 136
Dimensions Width: 137mm
Height: 210mm
Spine: 9mm
Dewey Code 232.082
Weight 170g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Jesus Christ - Person and offices, Feminist theology, Johnson, Elizabeth A., McFague, Sallie, Johnson, Elizabeth A.
NBS Text Religion: Comparative, General & Reference
ONIX Text General/trade

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