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I enjoyed reading Ivone Gebara’s “Longing for Running Water.” This book advocates and explains the position of ecofeminism from a Latin American perspective. The main point of the book is that an entirely new way of thinking and doing theology is urgently needed in the face of the ecological destruction of our planet. The close connection between feminism and ecology consists in the fact that the concerns of both disciplines arise from the rampant effects of patriarchal thought patterns and beha ...more
Written in a dense and accademic style, it is nevertheless an important articulation of a growing theological perspective. It has a lot in common with the Creation Spirituality taught by Matthew Fox, and frankly is a lot like the Universalist tradition I grew up in.