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God, Gender and the Bible

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Deborah Sawyer discusses this crucial yet unresolved question in the context of contemporary and postmodern ideas about gender and power, based on fresh examination of a number of texts from Hebrew and Christian scripture. Such texts offer striking parallels to contemporary gender theories (particularly those of Luce Irigaray and Judith Butler), which have unravelled given ...more
Hardcover, 196 pages
Published July 18th 2002 by Routledge
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Mayowa Adebiyi
May 11, 2016 rated it liked it
The main argument of this is that the idea that the Bible is patriarchal does not pay attention to what the Bible literally does with Gender. Macho masculinity is always undermined by the presence of a omnipotent God, femininity is often used for the same purpose, therefore the Male is not God countering Mary Daly's claims.
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