Feminist Edges of the Qur’an

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Oxford University Press #ad - With a particular focus on feminist "impasses" in the Qur'anic text, she argues that many feminist interpretations rely on claims about feminist justice that are not fully supported by the text, and she proposes a major revision to their exegetical foundations. Aysha hidayatullah presents the first comprehensive analysis of contemporary feminist interpretations of the Qur'an.

. A provocative work of muslim feminist theology, Feminist Edges of the Qur'an is a vital intervention in urgent conversations about women and the Qur'an. Synthesizing prominent feminist readings of the qur'an in the United States since the late twentieth century, she provides an essential introduction to this nascent field of Qur'anic scholarship and engages in a deep investigation-as well as a radical critique-of its methods and approaches.

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Hope Abundant: Third World and Indigenous Women's Theology

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ORBIS #ad - This new reader includes eighteen reflections by women theologians who face daily poverty, war, and cultural alienation, violence, civil strife, yet who find abundant hope through their faith. Divided into four parts—context and theology; Scripture; Christology; and Body, Sexuality, and Spirituality—these carefully selected essays provide a vivid picture of theological developments on the margins of the world.

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Handbook of U.S. Theologies of Liberation

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Chalice Press #ad - Theologies and their Latin American counterparts. The handbook gives attention to the history, sources, nature, and development of these theologies and the theologians who contributed to their formation. Of particular interest is how the handbook distinguishes both the differences and similarities between these U.

S. The handbook is divided into thematic essays that provide general overviews of theological themes from the perspectives of different groups and contextual essays that focus on contributions of scholars from various racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds. Theologies of liberation. Marginalized communities.

Handbook of U.S. Theologies of Liberation #ad - It explores the interrelationship between religion, and Hispanic experiences, and culture in the social context of marginalized groups rooted in African American, community, gay/lesbian, Asian American, Amerindian, feminist, and their impact on the development of U. S. The purpose of this handbook is to introduce the reader to Christian concepts from the perspective of U.

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God of the Oppressed

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ORBIS #ad - A landmark in the development of Black Theology and the first effort to present a systematic theology drawing fully on the resources of African-American religion and culture.

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Fortieth Anniversary Edition - A Black Theology of Liberation

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ORBIS #ad - The anniversary edition of this revolutionary work based on the African-American experience of oppression and the quest for liberation includes critical reflections by six leading theologians and Cone’s response to these commentaries.

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Christian Theology: An Introduction

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Wiley-Blackwell #ad - Alister mcgrath’s christian theology: An Introduction is one of the most internationally-acclaimed and popular Christian theology textbooks in use today. This 5th edition has been completely revised, and now features new and extended material, numerous additional illustrations, and companion resources, ensuring it retains its reputation as the ideal introduction to Christian theology.

Fully updated 5th edition of the bestselling textbook, 4th edition for a complete overview of the subject retains the chapter structure of the 4th edition, numerous student features and new illustrations Features new sections on Copernicanism and Darwinism Includes extended discussions of Augustine’s doctrine of creation, Trinitarian theologies of religion, or alongside the Christian Theology Reader, incorporating expanded material, and the relation of Christianity to other faiths May be used as a stand-alone volume, ensuring comparability with earlier editions and courses based on these.

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Sexual Ethics and Islam: Feminist Reflections on Qur'an, Hadith, and Jurisprudence

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Oneworld Publications #ad - In this updated and expanded edition of her ground-breaking work, feminist Muslim scholar Dr Kecia Ali asks how one can determine what makes sex lawful and ethical in the sight of God. Whether exploring the thorny issues of wives’ sexual duties, homosexuality, divorce, or sex outside marriage, discussions of sexual ethics and Islam often spark heated conflict rather than reasoned argument.

. Drawing on both revealed and interpretative muslim texts, making this an invaluable resource for students, Ali critiques medieval and contemporary commentators alike to produce a balanced and comprehensive study of a subject both sensitive and urgent, scholars, and interested readers.

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Christian Theology: An Introduction

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Wiley-Blackwell #ad - It now features new and extended material and companion resources, ensuring it retains its reputation as the ideal introduction for students. A new edition of the bestselling christian theology textbook to celebrate its 25th anniversary Rewritten throughout for exceptional clarity and accessibility, and feminist theology, and adds substantial new material on the Holy Spirit Features increased coverage of postcolonial theology, and prodigious development of world theology Increases the focus on contemporary theology to complement the excellent coverage of historical material A new 2-color design includes more pedagogical features including textboxes and sidebars to aid learning .

Christian theology: an introduction, one of the most internationally-acclaimed Christian theology textbooks in use, has been completely rewritten for the 6th edition.

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Aquinas, Feminism, and the Common Good Moral Traditions series

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Georgetown University Press #ad - Aquinas, feminism, and the common good is a bold and intellectually rigorous feminist retrieval of an important text by a Catholic scholar seeking to remain in the tradition, while demanding that the tradition live up to its emphasis on human equity and justice. Such is the case when feminist scholars of religion and ethics confront Thomas Aquinas, whose views of women can only be described as misogynistic.

To dismiss the work of philosophers and theologians of the past because of their limited perceptions of the whole of humankind is tantamount to tossing the tot out with the tub water. In her skillful re-engagement with aquinas, deCrane shows that certain aspects of religious traditions heretofore understood as oppressive to women and minority groups can actually be parsed, "retrieved, " and used to rectify social ills.

Aquinas, Feminism, and the Common Good Moral Traditions series #ad - Rather than dispense with him, hermeneutics, Susanne DeCrane seeks to engage Aquinas and reflect his otherwise compelling thought through the prism of feminist theology, and ethics. Focusing on one of aquinas's great intellectual contributions, the fundamental notion of "the common good"—in short, the human will toward peace and justice—DeCrane demonstrates the currency of that notion through a contemporary social issue: women's health care in the United States and, specifically, black women and breast cancer.

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The U.S. Immigration Crisis: Toward an Ethics of Place Cascade Companions Book 27

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#ad - Be presente!"--john fife, cofounder of the Sanctuary Movement"Hard-hitting and challenging,  The U. S. Groody, university of Notre DameMiguel A. De la torre clearly states what many of us have experienced and come to know over decades of working for US immigration reform, giving us hope. Minerva carcaño, los angeles area office, the united methodist church"As it looks at migration from the ground floor, this richly descriptive work not only gives us more information about migration but a new imagination, Bishop, one rooted in the dignity of each person and the call to human solidarity.

Daniel G. He then eloquently practices what he preaches by inviting the reader into all those places where migrants are suffering--and dying--and struggling for liberation. Politicians create a fear of the migrant to garner votes, while academicians pontificate on the topic from the comfort of cushy armchairs.

He was the 2012 president of the Society of Christian Ethics. Rodas, blanchard chair in old testament at wheaton college"through the orthopraxis of joining immigrants on their journey in an attempt to understand the rightful faith response to the immigration crisis in the US, De La Torre unpacks history and gives witness to the fact that the immigration from the South into the US should not surprise anyone.

The U.S. Immigration Crisis: Toward an Ethics of Place Cascade Companions Book 27 #ad - Sharing the stories of immigrants he challenges our US arrogance, ignorance, and our collective sinfulness and calls for reparations. Immigration Crisis exposes the dark side of current immigration realities. He presently serves as professor of Social Ethics and Latinx Studies at Iliff School of Theology in Denver.

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Disrupting Homelessness: Alternative Christian Approaches Prisms

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Fortress Press #ad - Employing a disruptive christian ethics, laura Stivers criticizes both approaches, outlines an advocacy approach for churches to address the multiple causes of homelessness, and calls us to make a home for all in God's just and compassionate community. Others promote home ownership for low-income households.

Some christian organizations focus on fixing the person and the behaviors that contribute to homelessness. Ecclesial responses to homelessness and housing vary. Increasingly, foreclosure, people are homeless or precariously housed because of joblessness, or dislocation. The american dream, as conveyed by the media, includes owning a home.

Disrupting Homelessness: Alternative Christian Approaches Prisms #ad - Disrupting homelessness unmasks the futile assumptions of our present approaches to homelessness and suggests ways in which Christians and Christian communities can create a prophetic social movement to end poverty and homelessness.

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