Bible study for women from the perspective of Korean feminist theology

by Sook Ja Chung

Publisher: San Francisco Theological Seminary in [San Anselmi, CA]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 300 Downloads: 729
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  • Bible -- Study and teaching -- Korea.,
  • Bible. -- O.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
  • Bible. -- N.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
  • Feminism -- Biblical Teaching.,
  • Feminist theology.,
  • Women in the Bible.

Edition Notes

StatementSook Ja Chung.
ContributionsSan Francisco Theological Seminary.
LC ClassificationsBS600.2 .C43 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 300 leaves ;
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21246438M

They believe the Bible is authoritative and, rightly understood, supports their feminist views. Historically, the first widely publicized book on the role of women in the church that hinted at the formulation of a specific feminist theology was published in The Church and the Second Sex, by Mary Daly Following the.   Yes, I wrote the book for grad students who needed a basic resource on feminism and womanism and feminist and womanist approaches in biblical studies. I was thinking of an student who hadn’t taken women and gender studies courses in undergrad and who needed something to help her get started with research on womanist work within. See Cottrell, Feminist and the Bible, 43–48, who lists Friedan and Steinem together with Kate Millett and Germaine Greer as the “architects of the movement” (i.e. second wave feminism); and. Asian feminist theology arises out of the need for a theology relevant to women in Asia. Drawing upon themes from both liberation theology and feminist theology, it expands upon the two, contextualizing it to the conditions and experiences of Asian women.

  Irmtraud Fischer explores the role of women in the Bible and in the history of biblical interpretation. Looking through “different lenses”, the Graz-based theologian arrives at surprising results that completely refute traditional norms as they are still postulated today. December , Schauspielhaus Graz. For five hours, about 30 women – politicians, . Brenner has compiled a unique anthology of feminist writing, offering a rich resource for reclaiming the female heritage found in the classic stories of three women. The first is Esther, from the Hebrew Bible, who without forgetting her gender and cultural location, develops into a competent politician. This book devotes 10 chapters to her. Abuse and mistreatment of women is wrong, but redefining the Word of God to give women "empowerment" and" liberation" against the plain teachings of the Bible is even worse. "Feminist theology" is more than just theology from a female's point of view; rather, feminist theology is a twisting around of the Bible to nullify all Scriptures which. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "First published by the Asian Women's Resource Centre for Culture and Theology and the Asian Office of the Women's Commission of the Ecumenical Association of Third World Theologians (EATWOT)"- .

Natalie K Watson, Feminist Theology(Grand Rapids, Mi: Eerdmans, ) Susan Frank Parsons (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to Feminist Theology (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ) – a useful compendium of essays by leading theologians exploring feminist theology from a range of theoretical and thematic perspectives. Postcolonial Imagination and Feminist Theology By Kwok Pui-lan The burgeoning field of postcolonial studies argues that most theology has been formed in dominant. SUMMARY. Womanist theology, a vision in its infancy, is emerging among Afro-American Christian women. Ultimately many sources — biblical, theological, ecclesiastical, social, anthropological, economic, and material from other religious traditions will inform the development of this theology. a pioneer and founding mother of the Goddess, women's spirituality, and feminist theology movements. She holds a Ph.D. from Yale University and is the author of the widely reprinted essay, "Why Women Need the Goddess," which has introduced many to the rebirth of the ancient religion of the Goddess.

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The publication of The Woman's Bible in and represented the last crusade of pioneer feminist Elizabeth Cady Stanton to strike at the roots of the ideology behind her gender's subordinate role in society. In the tradition of radical individualism that guided her philosophy, Stanton's attack on religious orthodoxy is more a forceful political treatise than a Cited by: 9.

A JPS Scholar of Distinction title. The best writings of the long and distinguished career of renowned feminist Bible scholar Tikva Frymer-Kensky Each of the 30 essays here delves into a topic that gives us much food for thought: the Bible as interpreted through ancient Near-Eastern creation myths, flood myths, and goddess myths; gender in the Bible; the feminist Cited by: 9.

Feminist readers of the Bible differ in many areas when it comes to their conclusions as well as methodologies (1). However, what they generally agree on is, explains Katharine Doob Sakenfeld, the W.

Eisenberger Professor of Old Testament Literature and Exegesis at Princeton Theological Seminar, “the beginning point, shared with all feminists. This article focused on feminist theory, feminist theology, the origins of the patriarchal marriage, and hermeneutics of suspicion.

It aimed to provide language for articulating past and present experiences of women from a theological and hermeneutical perspective. The article discussed women’s spirituality and the failure of the patriarchal. Get this from a library. Korean feminists in conversation with the Bible, church and society.

[Kyung Sook Lee; Kyung Mi Park;] -- This book offers scholars and students outside Korea some insight into what forms feminist biblical interpretation takes in Korea and what approaches Korean feminists adopt for dealing with the Bible.

FEMINIST THEOLOGY: CHRISTIAN FEMINIST THEOLOGY Christianity's encounter with feminism might be one of the most significant revolutions ever to happen within the Christian tradition, rivaling the impact of the early councils or the reformation in its implications for the future of Christian belief and practice.

Although feminism continues to be marginalized, ignored, or. Feminist Interpretation: The Bible in Women’s Perspective. Translated by Martin Rumscheidt and Barbara Rumscheidt.

Minneapolis: Fortress, E-mail Citation» The authors systematically present the stories of women in both testaments, uncover androcentric tendencies, and highlight biblical traditions that empower women. Most feminist theologians do take the Bible as we know it as the central, normative text of Christianity and read it critically, paying close attention to what it says about women, and using imagination and historical research where it fails to mention women at all.

Other pursuits of feminist theology are very similar to the range of studies in. Judette A. Gallares – Practicing Peace: Feminist Theology of Liberation, Asian Perspectives (ed.) (), Images of Faith: Spirituality of Women in the Old Testament (), and Images of Courage: A Re-reading of the Stories of Women in the Gospels from the Perspective of Contemporary Asian and Third World Women ().

Scholars like Phyllis Trible (b. ), one of the most influential feminist Bible scholars, sought theological readings of the text that redeemed the Bible and God for women. In her first book, God and the Rhetoric of Sexuality, Trible, like Stanton, argued that far from creating women as subordinate to men, the two sexes were created equal in.

The Ministry of Mary Lee Cagle: A Study in Women's History and Religion Stan Ingersol Lonergan and Feminism Cynthia S.W. Crysdale Chinese Women and the Family: The Christian Perspective Theresa Kung, Si-mi Chinese Women and the Family: The Buddhist Perspective Josephine Leo Fung-ming Chinese Women and the Family: The Confucian Perspective Eva.

Feminist theology and Islam is also used to strengthen the spiritual connection to the women of Islam when they undergo severe trauma, to promote human rights especially those of women. Fatima Mernissi’s book, The Forgotten Queens of Islam, is a crucial piece in feminist theology for Islam and how it relates to a non western state.

Asian feminist theology has emerged in the context of an ecumenical movement. Theologically trained women raised the issue of the invisibility of women in.

II.# The#First#Stage:We#are#Asian!# Sincethe!feminist!theological!consciousness!first!emerged!in!Asia,!it!has remained!important!to!make!clear!the. Ursula King's reader, Feminist Theology from the Third World brings together the diverse perspectives of women engaging in feminist theology, giving recognition and honor to the often absent or underrepresented voices of women of the Third World and women of color in the Unites States.

The title highlights the book's two controversial and misunderstood topics - the Third World and feminist. The uniqueness of feminist theology is its use of women's experience to expose the male-centered bias of classical theology and articulate a faith that incorporates full humanity.

Feminist Theology. Season: The Feminist Mistake, with Mary Kassian our society, the way that we think based on our unique perspective as women. So the real shift there was that women’s experiences became the source of truth. In the last book of the Bible, we read of the vision the Apostle John had of the throne room of heaven.

We read. The first of its kind, this book is a systematic representation of Lutheran feminist, womanist, and mujerista theologies: systematic, in that it addresses classical loci of systematic theology; contemporary, in that it is resoundingly constructive and relevant for the contemporary church; and feminist, in that the contributors write from a feminist perspective although they reflect a.

History. The first recognizable collective attempt to do Asian feminist theology can be traced to the late s, which saw the formation of theological networks and centres that aimed to study the gendered dimension of both theology and society.

The Conference of Theologically Trained Women of Asia was founded in January followed by The Women's Commission of the. fCB feminist Companion to the Bible fCnteCW feminist Companion to the new testament and early Christian Writings GR Greece and Rome Gss General social survey HALOT Koehler, ludwig, and Walter Baumgartner.

The Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament. translated and edited by mervyn e. richardson. study ed. 2 vols. leiden: Brill, 4Sheri Adams, What The Bible Really Says About Women (Macon, GA: Smyth & Helwys Publishing, Inc., ), The present “” there seems to be a relatively high view of Scripture, certainly much higher than the view of the feminist types to follow, she does not proffer a solid personal view of Scripture in her book.

This book offers a critical-constructive study of Korean women’s self-esteem from a feminist practical theological perspective. Jaeyeon Lucy Chung recognizes two different and yet related problems: the absence of scholarly work on women’s self-esteem from non-white, non-Western groups in the field of practical theology, and the lack of attention to the low self-esteem prevalent in Korean.

Second Wave feminism and the influence of postmodernism led to the most recent iterations of feminist theology, from which many streams of emphasis spring forth: Questioning assumptions about women, God, and gender that traditional interpretations and theology have made; Close reading, examination, and interpretation of texts about women in.

Feminist theology and Jewish-Christian dialogue [1] are both areas at the fringes of theology, which as a rule have little to do with each other: For many men and women engaged in the Jewish-Christian dialogue the word "feminism" in itself represents a red cloth, and in their heads some Christian feminist theologians.

Asian Feminist Theology. Hyun Hui Kim PhD Student in Theological and Philosophical Studies In the field of theological studies, feminist theologies emerging from Asia—the so-called Asian Feminist Theologies—seem to be controversial even in name, because the term, “feminist,” connotes their as having been promoted by middle-class European and American women.

Abstract. The book of Ruth is written from a female perspective, which in is deliberately contrasted with a male perspective. The inter-textual contrast between the gynocentricity of Ruth and the androcentricity of most narrative literature in the Hebrew Bible is recognized within the text of Ruth by the appending of the genealogy in   Feminism made promises it couldn't keep.

Probe's Sue Bohlin examines ten lines of feminism identified by Dr. Toni Grant from a Christian perspective. This essay examines the ten lies of feminism that Dr. Toni Grant suggests in her book Being a Woman.{1}. Bible verses about Feminism.

Luke ESV / 45 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful. Now as they went on their way, Jesus entered a village. And. Question: "What does the Bible say about feminism. Should a Christian be a feminist?" Answer: This question is especially important to Christian women. Does the Word of God address feminism.

The modern concept of feminism was not present during the time that the Bible was written, but that does not mean the Bible has nothing to say on the basic issues of feminism. This book is one of the most fundamental Christian feminist texts in existence, and is referenced constantly by basically every Christian feminist theologian I’ve ever read.

This book forces us to reckon with the Bible as it is, not the sanitized version that gets preached from fundiegelical pulpits.

Also, feminist writers tend to change the concept of sin from alienation from God to framing concepts such as power and dominion and oppression of the female sex. Short Study: Christian Approaches to other Religions in Contemporary Theology.

When one studies the Bible, they cannot help come away with the exclusivist ideas it holds about Salvation. This book introduces readers to the diverse field of feminist studies on the Hebrew Bible.

Not organized as a traditional introduction to the "Old Testament," the manuscript does not follow a biblical book-by-book structure, but provides an introductory survey of the history and issues as they relate to feminist readings and readers of the Hebrew Bible.When asked about what he saw as the possible outcome of feminist study and interpretation of the Bible, the theologian David Tracy replied, "The next intellectual revolution." (UsNews Online 8/10/98) The role of women in the Bible is undoubtedly an important one, but whether they are painted as heroines or as deceivers depends on the source.