Spirituality Between the feminine and the feminist

June 25, 2018
What happens when Protestant women become biblicists? They discover that the biblical texts which reduced them to being “the weak sex” or seductresses were subject to interpretations distorted by ancient cultures. Thus, according to these pioneers, it was necessary “to save the Bible” from similar reductive attitudes. Biblical research thus started from social feminism to result later in a “female” theology.

In Conversation with Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza

March 26, 2018

In this continuing series, faculty members explore their intellectual and spiritual autobiographies with attention to the ways in which they have intersected, cohered, collided, and deepened over the course of their careers. From these presentations and the ensuing conversations, we hope to identify some of the key intellectual, spiritual, and physical practices we all might develop to remain supple and responsive to the urgent moral demands of this world and to the pressing responsibilities...

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