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Gospel and Gender : A trinitarian engagement with being male and female in Christ - Douglas A Campbell

Gospel and Gender

A trinitarian engagement with being male and female in Christ

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The contributors to this volume are convinced that previous engagements from Christian perspectives with the question of gender have tended to focus on female problems and viewpoints in isolation, or, conversely, on male problems and viewpoints. It seemed particularly important to try to unite reflections on both genders within one discussion on the assumption that such a consideration would yield more than the sum of two parts. Furthermore, that consciously relational reflection was to be attempted in specific dialogue with trinitarianism--another rather neglected area in the gender debates. This yields reflections in two directions: the impact of the Trinity on gender discussions, alongside a consideration of the impact of gender constructions on our conceptions of the Trinity.

Review Internatioanl Review of Biblical Studies, vol 51, 2004/05 The insight to combine gender and Trinitarian thinking in this book is undoubtedly an important one. Like relationships between individuals, discussion here shows that diverse areas can be integrated to produce something over and above their respective parts, both being enriched as a result.--Sanford Lakoff "Expository Times "

Preface
Abbreviations
List of Contributors
Introductionp. 1
Biblical Perspectives
Beyond Difference? Paul's Vision of a New Humanity in Galatians 3.28p. 8
'The Woman Ought to Have Control over her Head because of the Angels' (1 Corinthians 11.10)p. 37
The Logic of Eschatology: The Implications of Paul's Gospel for Gender as Suggested by Galatians 3.28a in Contextp. 58
Theological Perspectives
God, Gender and Identityp. 84
Who Is the Christ? Issues in Christology and Feminist Theologyp. 105
Female Imagery and Imaging and the Experience of Theologyp. 124
God, Personhood and Particularity: On Whether There Is, or Should Be, a Distinctive Male Theological Perspectivep. 134
The Trinity and Gender Identityp. 155
'Call No Man Father!': The Trinity, Patriarchy and God-talkp. 179
Bibliographyp. 198
Index of Referencesp. 214
Index of Authorsp. 219
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ISBN: 9780567083500
ISBN-10: 0567083500
Series: Studies in Theology and Sexuality (Paperback)
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Published: 1st December 2003
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.1 x 15.6  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.35
Edition Number: 1