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Liberating tradition : women's identity and vocation in Christian perspective

Liberating tradition : women's identity and vocation in Christian perspective

Author: Kristina LaCelle-Peterson
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Academic, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"In this work, Kristina LaCelle-Peterson seeks to affirm the central place of Scripture in Christian life and highlight the liberating nature of the gospel for both men and women. She first considers the biblical ideal for human beings and then offers a biblical foundation for various topics, from identity and body image to language for Cod. She also examines the cultural nature of gender roles and the ways in which  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kristina LaCelle-Peterson
ISBN: 9780801031793 0801031796
OCLC Number: 170955984
Notes: "RenewedMinds"--Preliminary page.
Description: 253 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Peril and promise : women's experience and the Christian faith --
Women's identity, human identity --
Made in God's image --
Women characters in Scripture --
Supermodels for Jesus? Christian women and body image --
We're in this thing together --
The good, the bad, and the downright strange : marriages in the Bible --
Mistaking the industrial revolution for the Garden of Eden : the myth of the "traditional" marriage --
Two heads are better than one : marriage as partnership --
Women in the church and the world or Why watching TV is not enough --
Seeing the invisible : women in the early church --
Abbesses, mystics, and Reformation women --
Changing the world : women in missions, social reform, and church work in American evangelicalism --
I said what I meant, and I meant what I said --
Not counting women and children : linguistic invisibility in the church --
The discarded images : reasserting biblical language for God --
Conclusions: Up and out.
Responsibility: Kristina LaCelle-Peterson.
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Offers a clear perspective on the issues Christian women face in the twenty-first century and shows how the Bible is a liberating and enriching book for women.  Read more...


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