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Longing for Running Water : Ecofeminism and Liberation - Ivone Gebara

Longing for Running Water

Ecofeminism and Liberation

Paperback Published: 3rd January 1999
ISBN: 9780800631833
Number Of Pages: 240

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Visioning the cosmos through a liberation-oriented lens.

Prologuep. V
Introductionp. 1
Knowing our Knowing: the Issue of Epistemologyp. 19
Epistemology in Search of Meaningp. 19
Knowledge and Ethicsp. 23
The Hierarchical, Anthropocentric, and Androcentric Bias of Patriarchal Epistemologyp. 25
Patriarchal Epistemology in Theologyp. 30
Ecofeminist Epistemologyp. 48
The Human Person From an Ecofeminist Perspectivep. 67
Beginning to Talk about the Human Personp. 69
Questioning the Autonomy of the Human Personp. 71
The Patriarchal Perspective: Its Value and Limitationsp. 76
"Person" in an Ecofeminist Perspective: A Tentative Constructionp. 82
God: An Ecofeminist Approach to the Greatest of Mysteriesp. 101
Relatedness as a Language and an Experience of the Divinep. 102
Issues Raised about Ecofeminist Discourse on Godp. 110
God: Models and Mysteryp. 132
God: My Hopep. 133
Ecofeminism and the Trinityp. 137
Feelings and Associations Related to the Trinityp. 137
What Human Experience Is Described by Trinitarian Language?p. 139
Religious Language and Its Crystallization in Institutionsp. 151
Reconstructing Trinitarian Meanings and Celebrating Lifep. 155
Jesus From an Ecofeminist Perspectivep. 173
The Road I Have Walked with Jesusp. 175
Ecofeminist Challenges to Our Relationship with Jesus of Nazarethp. 182
That all May Have Life: the Way to a New Understanding of Religionp. 193
The Issue That Concerns Usp. 193
The Destruction of Green Things, of Diversity, and of Our Symbolsp. 197
Religion and Community Lifep. 199
A Religion That Isn't in Crisisp. 202
Religious Biodiversity: A Path in Need of Rediscoveryp. 205
Epilogue: As the Deer Longs for Running Watersp. 213
Notesp. 217
Bibliographyp. 223
Indexp. 227
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ISBN: 9780800631833
ISBN-10: 0800631838
Series: Biblical Reflections on Ministry
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 3rd January 1999
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 15.24  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.33