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Marks of His Wounds: Gender Politics and Bodily Resurrection

Beth Felker Jones

Abstract

This book articulates a Christian theology of the body in light of both the doctrine of the resurrection of the body and the ethical concerns of feminism. In conversation with Augustine and Calvin, the book assesses the strengths and weaknesses of their theologies of the body and shows how the Christian tradition contains resources for conceptualizing a theology of the body as it coheres with resurrection doctrine. Beginning with eschatology, rather than creation, allows the book to address the disorder of bodies under the condition of sin while offering a constructive proposal for understandi ... More

Keywords: Augustine, Calvin, body, resurrection, feminism, gender, holiness, sanctification, theology, eschatology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780195309812
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2007 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309812.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Beth Felker Jones, author
Huntington College
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