The Kindness of God Paperback

Metaphor, Gender, and Religious Language

by Janet Soskice;

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The Kindness of God

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Fathers, sons, brothers, kings. Does the predominantly masculine symbolism of the Biblical writings exclude women or overlook the riches of their spiritual life? If Christ is 'the second Adam' and the one on whom all Christian life must be patterned, then what about Eve? This book from a leading scholar of religious language and feminism opens up the Bible's imagery for sex, gender, and kinship and does so by discussing its place in the central teachings of Christian theology: the doctrine of God and spirituality, Imago Dei and anthropology, Creation, Christology and the Cross, the Trinity, and eschatology.

The Kindness of God by Janet Soskice was published by Oxford University Press in October 2008 and is our 39711th best seller. The ISBN for The Kindness of God is 9780198269502.

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Details for The Kindness of God

Page last updated 2nd April 2014
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherOxford University Press (October 2008)
Number of Pages224
Thickness17 mm
Height202 mm
Width135 mm
Product Code1147228
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