The Ethics of Gender: New Dimensions to Religious Ethics
October 2001, Wiley-Blackwell
1. On Ethics and Gender.
2. Feminism as an Ethics of Gender.
3. Is Ethics a Man's Subject?.
4. The Matter of Bodies.
5. The Subject of Language.
6. The Power of Agency.
7. Engendering Ethics.
8. Conceiving of Difference.
9. Subjected in Hope.
10. For Love of God.
- Explores the issues of gender in the light of social relationships and the concept of identity.
- Investigates the contribution gender and postmodern gender theory can make to discussions of modern ethics.
- Explores the work of writers such as Martha Nussbaum, Daphne Hampson, Lisa Sowle Cahill, Grace Jantzen and Luce Irigary.
- Parson discusses future options, offering the possibility of another way of self-understanding and for the renewal of theological ethics for our time.
- Written by a leading academic in the field, this is an excellent contribution to the New dimensions to Religious Ethics series.
"This work is a fine achievement. There is an impressive range of treatments, remarkable erudition, consistent clarity, and imaginative glimpses of a new future for recognizably Christian ethics. It is certain to be discussed for several years." Theology