Religion in French feminist thought

critical perspectives

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  • Feminism -- Religious aspects.,
  • Feminism -- France.

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Morny Joy, Kathleen O"Grady, and Judith L. Poxon ; introduced by Luce Irigaray.
ContributionsJoy, Morny., O"Grady, Kathleen, 1967-, Poxon, Judith L., 1952-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL458 .R46 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3565210M
ISBN 100415215358, 0415215366
LC Control Number2002037049

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Religion in French Feminist Thought: Critical Perspectives brings together some of the leading modern religious responses to major French feminist writings on religion. It considers central figures such as Hélène Cixous, Julia Kristeva, Luce Irigaray and Catherine Clément, and its focus on questions of divinity, subjectivity, and ethics.

Religion in French Feminist Thought: Critical Perspectives brings together some of the leading modern religious responses to major French feminist writings on considers central figures such as Hélène Cixous, Julia Kristeva, Luce Irigaray and Catherine Clément, and its focus on questions of divinity, subjectivity, and ethics provides an accessible introduction to an area of Author: Morny Joy.

Religion in French Feminist Thought: Critical Perspectives brings together some of the leading modern religious responses to major French feminist writings on.

Religion in French Feminist Thought book. Critical Perspectives. Edited By Morny Joy, Kathleen O'Grady, Judith L. Book Edition: 1st Edition. Religion in French Feminist Thought: Critical Perspectives brings together some of the leading modern religious responses to major French feminist writings on considers central figures such as Hélène Cixous, Julia Kristeva, Luce Irigaray and Catherine Clément, and its focus on questions of divinity, subjectivity, and ethics provides an accessible introduction to an area of Format: Paperback.

Illustrating the ways in which French feminism has become a valuable tool in feminist efforts to rethink religion, and responding to its promise as an intellectual resource for religious philosophy in the future, Religion in French Feminist Thought is ideal both for independent use and as a companion book to French Feminists on Religion.

This text unites in one volume some of the foremost modern theological responses to classic French feminist writings on religion. It considers influential thinkers as Helene Cixous, Julia Kristeva, Luce Irigaray and Catherine Clement, focusing on questions concerning divinity, sanctity and ethics.

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