Created Or Constructed? Great Gender Debate
This book is the result of an annual series of lectures examining a contemporary issue from a religious perspective. Constructed or Created ? presents the issue of gender from biblical, biological and cultural perspectives and provides the reader with an...
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This book is the result of an annual series of lectures examining a contemporary issue from a religious perspective. Constructed or Created ? presents the issue of gender from biblical, biological and cultural perspectives and provides the reader with an historical and theoretical context within which to engage in a constructive dialogue on the issue of gender in religion. Also included in this discussion are psychological, sociological and philosophical issues. This well-known author shows how Christ himself contectualized gender relations and she argues that there needs to be a better understanding of the complementarity of men and women and that we must turn debate into dialogue.
Australian edition of a book first published in the UK in 2000. Released as part of the New College Lectures series, it is based on the author's series of lectures presented at New College, University of New South Wales, in 1997, but expanded to take into account recent scholarship. Presents analysis of three significant phases affecting the development of feminist theory and the pursuit of sexual equality in the last century - the pre-modern traditional fixed-gender approach, the modern approach associated with the 1960s and 1970s, and the post-modern approach of the 1990s. Foreword by Christine Alexander of the New College Lectureship Trust. Includes further reading and index. Author teaches Theology and Sociology at the University of London, is UK President of Tear Fund, and a member of the General Synod of the Church of England. Other publications include 'Contributions to Christian Feminism' and 'Magnify the Lord'.
Storkey is a sociologist and theologian of international renown. Formerly the director of John Stott's London Institute of Contemporary Christianity, she currently holds dual appointments in London at King's College and Birkbeck College.