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Friends of God and prophets a feminist theological reading of the communion of saints by Johnson, Elizabeth A.

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Published by Continuum in New York, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Communion of saints,
  • Feminist theology

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-299) and index

StatementElizabeth A. Johnson
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 306 p. ;
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15304881M
ISBN 100826411983

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  About Friends of God and Prophets "[Johnson's] book should be read slowly, thoughtfully and prayerfully by Christians of all denominations, for it has much to say about belonging to the communion of all the saints." -Christian Century. Friends of God and Prophets manifests Johnson's feminist, non-hierarchal assumptions, which are essentially all inclusive. Just as Mary cannot be helpful to women when interpreted as "unique among her sex", so too saints cannot be appreciated today if understood as "heavenly power" petitioned "earthly neediness".Pages: This dearth of a well-developed, integrated approach in theology contrasts with the lively interest in saints in other disciplines such as social history and Friends of God and Prophets, Elizabeth Johnson provides such a theology of the communion of saints, utilizing, ironically, women's practices of memory -- ironically because the official list of saints is largely dominated by men, and women's 4/5(1).   Buy a cheap copy of Friends of God and Prophets: A Feminist book by Elizabeth A. Johnson. & quot;[Johnson's] book should be read slowly, thoughtfully and prayerfully by Christians of all denominations, for it has much to say about belonging to the Free shipping over $

Friends of God and Prophets A Feminist Theological Reading of the Communion of Saints. By Elizabeth A. Johnson. Reinvests the communion of saints with fresh meaning. Book Review by Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat. Twitter Facebook Link Print. Share.   By Elizabeth A. Johnson, Friends of God and Prophets. (Continuum, pp.)Elizabeth Johnson takes her title from the apocryphal Wisdom of Solomon, , which states that from generation to generation divine wisdom passes into holy souls and fashions them into friends of God and prophets.   Friends of God and Prophets by Elizabeth A. Johnson, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(46). friends of God, and prophets.” I want to explore how God’s action in our lives (1) creates friendship, (2) transforms us to the point where we see the world as God sees it, and (3) how this necessarily moves us, willingly or not, into a prophetic stance with the poor and against the unjust structures of our Size: 19KB.

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