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By Hannah Bacon

The doctrine of the Trinity poses a chain of difficulties for feminist theology. At a uncomplicated point, the androcentric nature of trinitarian language serves to advertise the male as extra totally within the photo of God and because the archetype of humanity, pushing girls to the margins of personhood. it really is no shock then that feminist scholarship in this doctrine has usually inquisitive about what is wrong with the Trinity, taking off the issues raised via conventional androcentric trinitarian language. This e-book brings jointly a dialogue of feminist theological technique with a serious exploration of the doctrine of the Trinity. Focussing on what is correct with the Trinity in place of what is wrong with the Trinity, it considers the usefulness of this doctrine for feminist theology at the present time. It replaces a pressure on trinitarian language with an emphasis on trinitarian concept, exploring how we would successfully imagine instead of converse God in mild of feminist matters. particularly, it asks how a trinitarian figuring out of God may possibly aid, and be supported through, key values which underpin a feminist method of doing theology, in particular values which underpin the methodological use of women's event in feminist theology. The crucial argument is that pondering God as Trinity needn't serve to augment patriarchal values and beliefs yet may perhaps actually advertise the subjectivity and personhood of women.

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