Article In Memory of Her, A Feminist Theological. Reconstruction of Christian Origins, Elisabeth. Schussler Fiorenza. Christy Atler. Follow this and. Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza’s In Memory of Her is a ground-breaking work. For the first time, we have a powerful defense of new theological emancipatory. Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza. · Rating details · ratings · 17 reviews. This brilliant scholarly treatise succeeds in bringing to our consciousness women.

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There’s an over-emphasis on the role of Sophia in the earliest theology of the church, I think, and also a historical Jesus w I really love a lot of this book — namely, the project reconstructing the history of Christian women that lurks underneath the texts fiordnza the New Testament and the methods casting a broad net for sources, paying attention to redactionetc. This is a well research, densely argued, academically rigorous exploration of the role of women in early Christian leadership as revealed in a critical reading of biblical and extra biblical or and a study of the role of women in various social subgroups of the time.

Particular attention is spent on the Ellisabeth of Paul and Theclaa story that, despite having Paul’s name in the title, is primarily about the holiness and ministry of his extraordinary female companion. My only problem with it is that no blame is assigned to women themselves. Jenny Justice rated it really liked it May 20, We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search.

In Memory of Her: A Feminist Theological Reconstruction of Christian Origins

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Her analysis of Jesus himself, though, simultaneously rejects the historical Jesus project while being hopelessly indebted to its methods and presuppositions both historical and theological.


That said, there were just too many methodological problems, cases of special pleading, speculations passed off as fact upon which subsequent speculations passed off as fact were then builtand arguments ij silence.

Fiorenza takes slim pickings to build a case for a feminist reading of Scripture.

Notes Includes bibliographical references. This book is timeless; it addresses questions women have had for centuries.

Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait She reveals nothing new here. If you are not familiar with Chu I read shussler 10th Anniversary edition Return to Book Page.

Aug 10, Gabriel Pelletier rated it it was amazing. T — Criticism, interpretation, etc Bible.

Thanks for telling us svhussler the problem. I really ,emory a lot of this book — namely, the project reconstructing the history of Christian women that lurks underneath the texts of the New Testament and the methods casting a broad net for sources, paying attention to redactionetc.

These 4 locations in Victoria: Please add cover 2 12 Feb 03, She asserts that the households and the “church” housed in them would have originally been spaces of gender equality but as Christianity grew and faced increased pressures to conform to the Greco-Roman culture, sexism would have started to creep in. This book states that women were engaged in ministry and leadership roles in the Church before, during and after Paul. Benedictine Community of New Norcia. This page was last edited on 8 Decemberat I would have liked at least one chapter that exhorts women to look to their own behavior and take responsibility for what they have ALLOWED as far fioorenza being victimized.

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Catholic Institute of Sydney. Her reason for permitting this is, m So, I had high hopes for this book when I picked it up. See 2 questions about In Memory of Her…. You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item.

Women in Christianity — Early church. Open to the public ; Check copyright status Cite this Title In memory of her: The author asserts, as I have read elsewhere, that home churches were most often led by women. She also discusses the household codes found in Colossians 3: Encyclopedia of World Biography. These 18 locations in All: I read the 10th Anniversary edition F56 Book English Show 0 more libraries No trivia or quizzes yet.

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Since that dichotomy is perpetuated by both fundamentalist Christianity AND by more radical branches of Feminism, her attempt at reading the earliest texts of the Christian heritage in this elisaabeth remains relevant.

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She searches for the role women played in the early “cult of Jesus,” such as leaders of the first home-based churches. In memory of her: