Truly Our Sister: A Theology of Mary in the Communion of Saints

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A&C Black, 28 בפבר׳ 2006 - 400 עמודים
The first-century Jewish woman Miriam of Nazareth, mother of Jesus, is the most celebrated female religious figure in the Christian tradition. Elizabeth Johnson offers an interpretation of Mary that is theologically sound, spiritually empowering, ethically challenging, socially liberating, and ecumenically fruitful. In particular, she sees the image of Mary as a blessing rather than a blight for women's lives in both religious and political terms.

"If you read only one book on Mary in your lifetime, let this be the one." American Catholic Booksellers'

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Johnson's project is summarized in her subtitle: to reclaim Mary from the upper reaches of some astral plane for humanity; what's more, to reclaim Mary as a woman, one with agency and courage and will ... קרא סקירה מלאה

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An American Catholic whose subspecialty is feminist theology, Johnson (Distinguished Professor of Theology, Fordham Univ.) here presents a companion book to her Friends of God and Prophets, combining ... קרא סקירה מלאה

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CHAPTER
3
The Ideal Face of Woman
47
The Maternal Face of
71
A Modest Proposal
95
Precedents
114
The PoliticalEconomic World
137
The Religious World
162
The SocialCultural World
185
A Mosaic
209
Mary Friend of God and Prophet
305
NOTES
326
INDEX OF SUBJECTS AND NAMES
371
INDEX OF ANCIENT SOURCES
377
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Elizabeth A. Johnson, C.S.J., is distinguished Professor of Theology at Fordham University. She has received numerous awards, including the Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Religion for She Who Is (1993), the American Academy of Religion Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion for Friends of God and Prophets (1999), and the Book Award of the College Theology Society for Truly Our Sister (2004). She was also the recipient of the John Courtney Murray Award of the Catholic Theological Society of America, the Jerome Award of the Catholic Library Association, and the Monika K. Hellwig Award of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities.

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