Category: Theology

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Caryn D. Riswold Feminism and Christianity: Questions and Answers in the Third Wave., Eugene, Oregon: Cascade Books 2009

A collection of concise answers to basic questions like in order to generate discussion about how feminism and Christianity can challenge each other and can even work together in the twenty-first century. Situated firmly in the third wave of feminist activism and scholarship as well as in contemporary Christian theology, Riswold addresses issues such as race, class, gender, and sexuality with an affirmation of tradition alongside a push for change.

Mary D Pellauer Toward a Tradition of Feminist Theology: The Religious Social Thought of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Anna Howard Shaw., Brooklyn, NY: Carlson 1991
Arthur Peacocke, Ann M. Pederson The Music of Creation with CD., Minneapolis: Fortress Press 2005

Reveals how Christian understanding of creation can be brightly lit by contemporary scientific insights and approached analogously by examining musical creativity. Included are relevant selections on an accompanying CD. Composition, fugal arrangement, rhythm and tempo, jazz improvisation — they all shed light on Christian convictions about creation.

Marie Dennis, Cynthia Moe-Lobeda, Ched Myers, Joe Nangle, OFM, Stuart Taylor Saint Francis and the Foolishness of God., Maryknoll: Orbis Books 1996
Marie Dennis, Cynthia Moe-Lobeda, Ched Myers, Joe Nangle, OFM, Stuart Taylor Say to This Mountain: Mark’s Story of Discipleship., Maryknoll: Orbis Books 1996
Cynthia Moe-Lobeda Healing a Broken World: Globalization and God., Minneapolis: Fortress Press 2002
Cynthia Moe-Lobeda The Vocation of Neighbor-love in the Face of Structural Injustice: Luther for the Twenty-first Century., Alberta: University of Alberta 2010
Kristin Johnston Largen What Christians Can Learn from Buddhism: Rethinking Salvation., Minneapolis: Fortress Press 2009

It is true in the study of religion that to understand one’s own tradition truly one must inhabit another’s deeply. Kristin Johnston Largen in this exciting volume takes the reader on such a pilgrimage into Buddhism, to ultimately address what we as Christians might mean by salvation.

Arnfrídur Gudmundsdottir Meeting God on the Cross: Christ, the Cross, and the Feminist Critique., New York: Oxford University Press 2010

This book aims to construct a feminist theology of the cross, giving hope to those who are searching for courage and strength, amidst suffering and pain. While the symbol of the cross cannot be recovered by women without a recognition of its abuse, I maintain that often the difference is not recognized between abuse of the cross and an essentially abusive theology of the cross.

J. G. Herder Against Pure Reason: Writings on History, Language, and Religion., ed. Bunge, Marcia. trans. Bunge, Marcia Fortress Press 1993

A selection of writings by the 19th century German theologian J. G. Herder, edited and translated by Bunge.