Religion, feminism, and the family / Anne Carr, Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen, editors

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Subjects: United States--Religion--1960-
United States--Social conditions--1980-
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Families--Religious life--United States
Jewish families--Religious life--United States
Families--United States
Feminism--United States
Feminism--Religious aspects--Christianity
Feminism--Religious aspects--Judaism
Judaism--Doctrines
Christianity--United States
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox Press, c1996
Series: family, religion, and culture
LC Classification: B, BV
Table of Contents: Series Foreword / Don S. Browning, Ian S. Evison
Contributors
Introduction / Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen 1
1. Religion and Feminism: A Reformist Christian Analysis / Anne Carr, Douglas J. Schuurman 11
2. Re-Inventing the Ties that Bind: Feminism and the Family at the Close of the Twentieth Century / Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen 33
3. The Family in the Hebrew Bible / Tikva Frymer-Kensky 55
4. The Family in Rabbinic Judaism / Allan Kensky 74
5. Christian Understandings of Human Nature and Gender / Rosemary Radford Ruether 95
6. A Common Love: Christian Feminist Ethics and the Family / Sally Purvis 111
7. Christianity, Women, and the Medieval Family / Robert Sweetman 127
8. The Early Modern Period: Religion, the Family, and Women's Public Roles / Merry E. Wiesner 149
9. Restoring the Divine Order to the World: Religion and the Family in the Antebellum Woman's Rights Movement / Catherine A. Brekus 166
10. Religion, Feminism, and the American Family: 1865-1920 / Margaret Lamberts Bendroth 183
11. "Take Your Girlie to the Movies": Dating and Entertainment in Twentieth-Century America / William D. Romanowski 197
12. Reluctant Feminists: Rural Women and the Myth of the Farm Family / Marvin L. Anderson 223
13. Rethinking Private and Public Patriarchy / Pamela D. Couture 249
14. Family and Work: Can Anyone "Have It All"? / Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore 275
15. Sacrificial and Parental Spiritualities / Christine E. Gudorf 294
16. The "Recovery" of Fatherhood? / Rob Palkovitz 310
17. "Lifting as We Climb": Womanist Theorizing about Religion and the Family / Toinette M. Eugene 330
18. A Voice from "The Borderlands": Asian-American Women and their Families / Jung Ha Kim 344
19. Shakti and Sati: Women, Religion, and Development / Ivy George 358
Final Reflections / Anne Carr 377
Index of Names and Subjects 383
Alternate Titles: Cover title: Religion, feminism & the family
Issued in other form: Original (DLC) 96008618 (OCoLC)34753442
Additional Authors: Carr, Anne E
Van Leeuwen, Mary Stewart, 1943-
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Notes: Invalid LCCN: 96008618
ISBN: 0585345112 (electronic bk.) :$27.95
ISBN: 0664255124 (acid-free paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2001. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries
Physical Description: xiii, 398 p. ; 23 cm
OCLC Number: 47009039
ISBN/ISSN: 0585345112
0664255124

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