Women, Gender, & Community  -     By: Jane D. Douglass
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Women, Gender, & Community

Westminster John Knox Press / 1997 / Paperback

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This book--a dialogue among professors at Princeton Theological Seminary--discusses (among other gender issues) how men and women can work together in the church with dignity, making decisions together as full partners.

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 1997
ISBN: 0664257283
ISBN-13: 9780664257286
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Despite progress in recent years, women and men continue to find it difficult to talk together about gender and religion. In this thorough and responsible discussion, the authors answer such questions as, does the Bible truly speak good news to women, or only the bad news of subjection to men? Why has the church insisted on referring to God with male pronouns and images? Can a spirituality developed by men out of their experience nourish the lives of women? How can men and women work in the church together? This book encourages conversation between women and men about these and other gender issues facing the church today.

Author Bio

Jane Dempsey Douglass is Hazel Thompson McCord Professor Emerita of Historical Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, New Jersey. Douglass is a former president of the World Alliance of Reformed Churches. She is the author of Women, Freedom, and Calvin. James F. Kay is Joe R. Engle Professor of Homiletics and Liturgics and Director of the Joe R. Engle Institute of Preaching at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, New Jersey.

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