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Longing for Running Water

3.68  ·  Rating Details  ·  38 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Visioning the cosmos through a liberation-oriented lens.
Paperback, 244 pages
Published January 3rd 1999 by Augsburg Fortress Publishing
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Josh
Sep 03, 2015 Josh rated it really liked it
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
Darceylaine
Jan 14, 2009 Darceylaine rated it liked it
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.
Audrey
May 02, 2007 Audrey rated it it was amazing
Ecofeminism 101 - in the most lyrical and accessible read you will find out there.
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a powerful look into the limits of dogma and necessity of imagination
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