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Feminist Theology

Feminist theology is the global search for a usable past, a just present, and a better future, especially for women, in relation to religious traditions. If feminism, which feminist theology is intertwined with in many ways, is defined as the radical notion that women are people, and theology is understood as God-talk, feminist theology could then be described as the radical notion that women are made in God's image. This is so because feminist theology takes feminist critique and reconstruction of gender paradigms into the theological domain. It is both a critique of the patriarchy embedded in religious texts, beliefs, and practices and, at the same time, a social vision geared toward the full recognition and incorporation of women into the people of ...

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