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Feminist Theology and the Challenge of Difference
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Feminist Theology and the Challenge of Difference

Margaret D. Kamitsuka

Abstract

How can we respect the irreducible diversity of women's experiences and unmask entrenched forms of privilege in feminist theological discourse? This book offers proposals on how to address the challenge of difference for constructive theological purposes. Toward this end, the objective of this book is three-fold: 1) to make the case for why ongoing attentiveness to differences of race and sexuality is needed in order to avoid the imposition of white racial privilege and heterosexual privilege; 2) to make creative use of poststructuralism principally (Judith Butler, Michel Foucault), but also p ... More

Keywords: race, sexuality, women's experience, sin, poststructuralism, Judith Butler, Michel Foucault, postcolonial theory, biblical interpretation, doctrine

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780195311624
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311624.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Margaret D. Kamitsuka, author
Oberlin College
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