A Reader in Latina Feminist Theology

A Reader in Latina Feminist Theology

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Speaking for the growing community of Latina feminist theologians, the editors of this volume write, qWith the emergence and growth of the feminist theologies of liberation, we no longer wait for others to define or validate our experience of life and faith.... We want to express in our own words our plural ways of experiencing God and our plural ways of living our faith. And these ways have a liberative tone.q With twelve original essays by emerging and established Latina feminist theologians, this first-of-its-kind volume adds the perspectives, realities, struggles, and spiritualities of U.S. Latinas to the larger feminist theological discourse. The editors have gathered writings from both Roman Catholics and Protestants and from various Latino/a communities. The writers address a wide array of theological concerns: popular religion, denominational presence and attraction, methodology, lived experience, analysis of nationhood, and interpretations of life lived on a border that is not only geographic but also racial, gendered, linguistic, and religious.bus, Ohio, studied through correspondence courses, and were ordained. ... Maribel has played an active leadership role in Allentowna#39;s Latino community as a member of the mayora#39;s advisory council on ... CONCLUSIONS Because Pentecostal church doctrine provides not only a religious framework, but strict paradigms foranbsp;...

Title:A Reader in Latina Feminist Theology
Author:María Pilar Aquino, Daisy L. Machado, Jeanette Rodríguez
Publisher:University of Texas Press - 2010-01-01


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