Feminist Poetics of the Sacred

Feminist Poetics of the Sacred : Creative Suspicions

3.5 (2 ratings by Goodreads)
Edited by  , Edited by 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 4 business days
When will my order arrive?

Description

This book is an interdisciplinary and multicultural study of ancient and contemporary texts that encode women's spirituality. The contributors, using modern critical methods such as feminist theory, postculturalism, and the new historicisms, examine how the ideas in these texts are being reworked in different religious traditions. The volume encompasses both contemporary and historical contexts, tracing the roles, actions, writings, and beliefs of women in pre-Christian, Christian, Islamic, indigenous, and neo-pagan contexts. The book builds on three decades of feminist research into such areas as goddess worship, indigenous spiritualities, eco-feminism, biblical hermeneutics, Christian and Islamic mysticism, subversive poetics, and mythological systems inside and outside the mainstream.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 282 pages
  • 157.2 x 235 x 20.1mm | 403.09g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0195144694
  • 9780195144697
  • 1,322,773

Rating details

2 ratings
3.5 out of 5 stars
5 50% (1)
4 0% (0)
3 0% (0)
2 50% (1)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X