Article In Memory of Her, A Feminist Theological. Reconstruction of Christian Origins, Elisabeth. Schussler Fiorenza. Christy Atler. Follow this and. Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza’s In Memory of Her is a ground-breaking work. For the first time, we have a powerful defense of new theological emancipatory. Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza. · Rating details · ratings · 17 reviews. This brilliant scholarly treatise succeeds in bringing to our consciousness women.

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Extensive notes after each chapter are handy for further study. That said, there were just too many methodological problems, cases of special pleading, speculations passed off as fact upon which subsequent speculations passed off as fact were elisabety builtand arguments from silence. Apr 16, Doris Raines rated it it was amazing Shelves: Women in Christianity — History — Early church, ca.

Mpole Masemola rated it it was amazing Jan 14, These 18 locations in All: The author asserts, as I have read elsewhere, that home churches were most often led by women. Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait St Mark’s National Theological Centre.

In my earlier Christian growth, I disliked Paul; hence, I disliked that this book was supportive of him. May 27, Rosie rated it really liked it.

Memorg Library, Melbourne Bundoora Campus. Open Preview See a Problem? Her reason for permitting this is, more or less, her conviction that feminism is true and so, therefore, it is permissible to reconstruct a proto-feminist early Christianity “behind” the androcentric texts we now possess regardless of what those texts may actually say.


Keith Adkins rated it liked it Jul 29, These 4 locations in Victoria: Feminist Practices of Biblical Interpretation. They subsequently moved to Frankfurt. F56 Book English Show 0 more libraries Lists What are lists? New Testament — Criticism, interpretation, etc Christianity — Origin. She also discusses the household codes cshussler in Colossians 3: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

She asserts that the households and the “church” housed in them would have originally been memogy of gender equality but as Christianity grew and faced increased pressures to conform to the Greco-Roman culture, sexism would have started to creep in.

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This book is highly recommended for women and men searching for a deeper theology of women It was originally written in the early s and might be most relevant NOW. On purely historical grounds, then, this text cannot stand. Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Jan 13, David Bates rated it it was amazing. Open to the public. Oct 16, Yefta Wiatmoko rated it it was amazing. You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item. The historical reconstruction she engages in does have some promising passages – in particular when she is arguing over the social realities of the missional communities to which Paul wrote his authentic letters.

I really love a lot of this book — namely, the project reconstructing the history of Christian women that lurks underneath the texts of the New Testament and the methods casting a broad net for sources, paying attention to redactionetc. Language English View all editions Prev Next edition 1 of 8.


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She explores his epistles as well as the narrative of his ministry in the Acts of the Apostles. She builds a convincing case for the view that after early egalitarianism, the status of women was reduced in the second century.

See schussper questions about In Memory of Her…. Fiorenzs Catholic University Library. Retrieved from ” https: Skip to content Skip to search. This, in turn, leads her shockingly! Paperbackpages. Open to the public G; I would have liked at least one chapter that exhorts women to look to their own behavior and take responsibility for what they have ALLOWED as far as being victimized. Built on sand, her thesis fails to sway – much less to set one to thinking.

Her deconstructive approach is rigorous and compelling but i think she falters some in her reconstruction. T — Criticism, interpretation, etc Bible.

Her analysis of Jesus himself, though, simultaneously rejects the historical Jesus project while being hopelessly indebted to its methods and presuppositions both historical and theological. La Trobe University Library. Mmory Hicks rated it it was amazing Jun 23,