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Powers and Submissions: Spirituality, Philosophy and Gender

Powers and Submissions: Spirituality, Philosophy and Gender

Sarah Coakley

ISBN: 978-0-470-69340-7 April 2008 Wiley-Blackwell 192 Pages

Description

In this book Sarah Coakley confronts a central paradox of theological feminism - what she terms 'the paradox of power and vulnerability'.

  • Confronts a central paradox of theological feminism – what Coakley terms 'paradox of power and vulnerability'.
  • Explores this issue through the perspective of spiritual practice, philosophical enquiry and doctrinal analysis.
  • Draws together an essential collection of Sarah Coakley's work in this field.
  • Offers an original perspective into contemporary feminist theology.
Acknowledgements.

Preface.

Prologue: Powers and Submissions.

Part I: The Comtemplative Matrix.

Part II: Philosophical Interlocutions.

Part III: Doctrinal Implications.

Index.


  • Confronts a central paradox of theological feminism – what Coakley terms 'paradox of power and vulnerability'.
  • Explores this issue through the perspective of spiritual practice, philosophical enquiry and doctrinal analysis.
  • Draws together an essential collection of Sarah Coakley's work in this field.
  • Offers an original perspective into contemporary feminist theology.