Liberating Tradition Women's Identity and Vocation in Christian Perspective

ISBN-10: 0801031796

ISBN-13: 9780801031793

Edition: 2008

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Kristina LaCelle-Peterson seeks both to affirm the central place of Scripture in the Christian life and to highlight the liberating nature of the gospel for both men and women. To do this the author considers the biblical ideal for human beings and then proceeds to offer a biblical foundation for each of the topics under discussionidentity, body image, personal relationships, marriage, church life, and language for God. Along the way she examines the cultural nature of gender roles and the ways in which they have become entangled with ecclesial expectations. This book will help women better appreciate themselves as women, gain a better understanding of their value in Gods eyes, and recognize their potential for meaningful engagement in a variety of relationships and vocational callings.
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List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Baker Academic
Publication date: 4/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 254
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Kristina LaCelle-Peterson (PhD, Drew University) is associate professor of religion at Houghton College in Houghton, New York, and is an ordained elder in the Free Methodist Church.

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Women's Identity, Human Identity
Made in God's Image
Women Characters in Scripture
Supermodels for Jesus? Christian Women and Body Image
We're in This Thing Together
The Good, the Bad, and the Downright Strange: Marriages in the Bible
Mistaking the Industrial Revolution for the Garden of Eden: The Myth of the "Traditional" Marriage
Two Heads Are Better Than One: Marriage as Partnership
Women in the Church and the World or Why Watching TV Is Not Enough
Seeing the Invisible: Women in the Early Church
Abbesses, Mystics, and Reformation Women
Changing the World: Women in Missions, Social Reform, and Church Work in American Evangelicalism
I Said What I Meant, and I Meant What I Said
Not Counting Women and Children: Linguistic Invisibility in the Church
The Discarded Images: Reasserting Biblical Language for God
Conclusions: Up and Out
Scripture Index
Subject Index
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