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    Feminist Theology Feminist theology is based on the idea of "not lord but brother". Jesus Christ himself stepped outside of societies norms by befriending the outcasts of society, which included women. Women are often portrayed as the cause of or focus of evil and misdeeds in the bible. The focus of feminist theology is the perspective of theology from those who were outcast and therefore considered themselves as equals and friends to Jesus Christ. "If there is anything they desire to know,

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    theologians to define the word “theology,” it is likely that they would hear ten different answers. Even within the various types of theology, for example, Christian theology, there are a wide spectrum of attitudes and beliefs. Even more so, if one were to compare evangelical theology with feminist theology, the differences would add up quickly. Two modern day theologians, Stanley Grenz and Catherine Keller, well known in their respective fields, have approached their theology from different backgrounds

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    Liberation Theology Black Liberation Theology, Latin American Liberation Theology, and Feminist Theology Liberation theology comprises of two main principles: it recognizes the call for liberation from any form of oppression economic, political, and social: second, it says that theology must grow from the basic Christian communities and not from above. Liberation theology examines the theological meaning of human activities, which includes an explanation of the Christian faith out of suffering

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    Feminist theology, has emerged in modern times as a challenge to the male bias in religion and society as a whole. In the 21st century, it can be thought that a feminist interpretation is highly needed in the Bible due to the reason that biblical scripture includes misogynist beliefs and theologies. This is because biblical writings were written in a patriarchal, misogynist era where women were constrained with labels and limitations, being treated like second-class citizens. Feminist theology is

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    Feminist Spirituality and Goddess Religion Thousands of years ago, the Goddess was viewed as an autonomous entity worthy of respect from men and women alike. Because of societal changes caused by Eastern influence, a patriarchial system conquered all aspects of life including religion. “Furthermore, most feminists interested in goddesses are women who strongly reject western patriarchal theology”(Culpepper 51). Thus, there was this very strong feminist idea of women being the prime in the early

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    lens of empowerment and hope, and within my current context of rural congregational ministry, this semester of considering issues for women in Christian ministry revealed insights, questions, and growing edges. Joan Chittister, in Heart of Flesh: A Feminist Spirituality for Women and Men, and Katharine Rhodes Henderson, in God’s Troublemakers, crafted a framework for ministering as a female in a rural congregation. Using author Sally Helgesen’s “web of inclusion” (Henderson, 59) as a base understanding

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    express the needs of marginalized people is a great and awesome power. Yousafzai’s quote specifically connects to women’s rights, therefore it can be used to support the feminist movement seeing as she is advocating for the equality, in treatment and opportunity, of men and women. Feminist beliefs do not only apply to society, but to theology as well, seeing as the teachings of the bible are extremely influential in the day to day lives and values of religious people. The text that I chose to highlight

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    experiential assessment. Finally, in closing, these writings combined with my own insights integrate towards developing an individual understanding that will shape my theology of children and parenting. In review of past practice, multiple texts here referred to parenting and discipline of children. Relatively void of a theology specific to children, the Christian faith interprets many scriptures in reference to discipline and sin. These all point toward abuses or misinterpretations of children

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    brings about a liberating factor when done with wisdom. Proverbs 4:7 (NKJV) says, “Wisdom is the principal thing; Therefore get wisdom. And in all your getting, get understanding.” Discussing liberation within theology is the contemporary form of theology. Sawyer conveys, “Liberation theology is “a collection of contemporary theological movements interpreting salvation and the mission of the church primarily as the changing of oppressive social structures—economic, political, and social—rather than

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    changes...(19) In Communities of Resistance and Solidarity, as well as in A Feminist Ethic of Risk, Sharon D. Welch sets forth a liberation theology in which the deconstructive processes of Michel Foucault are key. Her theology is an amalgam of Foucault's poststructuralist concepts and liberation theology's action-oriented

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