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White Women's Christ and Black Women's Jesus: Feminist Christology and Womanist Response
Christology is especially problematic for feminists. Because Jesus was undeniably male and because the Christian church claims him as the unique God-bearer, feminist christology confronts the dual tasks of explaining the significance of a male God-bearer for women and creating a christological model adequate to feminist experience. Jacquelyn Grant rehearses the development ...more
Paperback, 280 pages
Published January 2nd 1989 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published January 1st 1989)
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This is a solid overview of feminist perspectives on Christology, and I recommend those chapters. However, the author does little to actually demonstrate that "womanist" is anything other than "feminist" and "liberation" together, and she makes the claim numerous times. She gives no examples or experiences to demonstrate the unique dimensions of "womanist" that could not also be described as "liberation feminist."