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Meeting God on the Cross: Feminist Christologies and the Theology of the Cross

Arnfritur Gutmundsdottir

Abstract

The cross of Christ has proven to be no less of a “stumbling block” for Christians living in the end of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st, than it was in the 1st century, when the newly established community of friends and followers of Jesus Christ sought to define the foundation of their faith over against the critiques of their Jewish and Greek contemporaries. This book presents a theological reception of the contemporary feminist challenge to classical christology by means of an explicit feminist retrieval and reconstruction of a theology of the cross. This book argues that a f ... More

Keywords: Christians, Jesus, classical Christology, feminism, women, suffering, theology, the cross

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780195397963
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195397963.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Arnfritur Gutmundsdottir, author
University of Iceland