Article In Memory of Her, A Feminist Theological. Reconstruction of Christian Origins, Elisabeth. Schussler Fiorenza. Christy Atler. Follow this and. Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza’s In Memory of Her is a ground-breaking work. For the first time, we have a powerful defense of new theological emancipatory. Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza. · Rating details · ratings · 17 reviews. This brilliant scholarly treatise succeeds in bringing to our consciousness women.

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New Testament — Criticism, interpretation, etc Christianity — Origin. Comments and reviews What are comments? View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links Her reason for permitting this is, m So, I had high hopes for this book when I picked it up.

It was originally written in the early s and might be most relevant NOW. Leka rated it it was amazing Sep 29, In Memory of Her: Women in Christianity — History — Early church, approximately As the Russian army advanced through Romania in lateher parents fled with her to southern Germany.

University of Queensland Library. There’s an over-emphasis on the role of Sophia in the earliest theology of the church, I think, and also a historical Jesus w I really love a lot of this book — namely, the project reconstructing the history of Christian women that lurks underneath the texts of the New Testament and the methods casting a broad net for sources, paying attention to redactionetc.

I really love a lot of this book — namely, the project reconstructing the history of Christian women that lurks underneath the texts of the New Testament and the methods casting a broad net for sources, paying attention to redactionetc. Encyclopedia of women and religion in North America.


They subsequently moved to Frankfurt. In Memory of Her: Open to the public. Eisabeth of Newcastle Library. Built on sand, her thesis fails to sway – much less to set one elisaabeth thinking. These 2 locations in Australian Capital Territory: Separate different tags with a comma. Australian Catholic University Library. Her deconstructive approach is rigorous and compelling but i think she falters some in her reconstruction.

She builds a convincing case for the view that after early egalitarianism, the status of women was reduced in the second century. Women in Christianity — History — Early church, ca. Even so, this book is highly readable by all interested parties. Fiorenza takes slim pickings to build a case for a feminist reading of Scripture.

I would have liked at least one chapter that exhorts women to look to their own behavior and take responsibility for what they have ALLOWED as far as being victimized. She explores his epistles as well as the narrative of his ministry in the Acts of the Apostles. This, in turn, leads her shockingly! Open to the public ; St Mark’s National Theological Centre.

This work, which argued for the retrieval of the overlooked contributions of women in the early Christian church, set a high standard for historical rigor in feminist theology. This single location in Tasmania: The circularity of that argument should be self-evident, and she seems aware of it, but that doesn’t deter her in the slightest.

She asserts that the households and the “church” housed in them would have originally been spaces of gender equality but as Christianity grew and faced increased pressures to conform to the Greco-Roman eliabeth, sexism would have started to creep in.


It is a classic of feminist biblical interpretation from a world-class scholar. Coequal roles in ministry, like the early office of bishopwere considered to be “socially volatile [situations]”.

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Notes Includes bibliographical references. Mpole Masemola rated it it was amazing Jan 14, I agree with much of what she says but not all.

She discusses the many encounters Paul has with women throughout the canon and in apocryphal works, noting that throughout, Yer saw the women as equals both as people and in ministry. Encyclopedia of World Biography.

Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza

Open to the public N ; It is academic and dense, so not very easy reading On purely historical grounds, then, this text cannot stand. The historical reconstruction she foorenza in does have some promising passages – in particular when she is elisabetb over the social realities of the missional communities to which Paul wrote his authentic letters. Jan 09, James rated it it was ok Shelves: There is no longer Jew or Greek, there is no longer slave or free, there is no longer male and female; for all of you are one in Christ Jesus.

Apr 16, Francine rated it it was amazing.