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Planetary Solidarity

Global Women's Voices on Christian Doctrine and Climate Justice

Planetary Solidarity

Global Women's Voices on Christian Doctrine and Climate Justice

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Publisher: Fortress Press,U.S.
ISBN: 9781506432625
Published: 01/09/2017
Planetary Solidarity brings together leading Latina, womanist, Asian American, Anglican American, South American, Asian, European, and African woman theologians on the issues of doctrine, women, and climate justice. Because women make up the majority of the world's poor and tend to be more dependent on natural resources for their livelihoods and survival, they are more vulnerable when it comes to climate-related changes and catastrophes. Representing a subfield of feminist theology that uses doctrine as interlocutor, this book ask how Christian doctrine might address the interconnected suffering of women and the earth in an age of climate change. While doctrine has often stifled change, it also forms the thread that weaves Christian communities together. Drawing on postcolonial ecofeminist/womanist analysis and representing different ecclesial and denominational traditions, contributors use doctrine to envision possibilities for a deep solidarity with the earth and one another while addressing the intersection of gender, race, class, and ethnicity. The book is organized around the following doctrines: creation, the triune God, anthropology, sin, incarnation, redemption, the Holy Spirit, ecclesiology, and eschatology.

Grace Ji-Sun Kim, Hilda P. Koster

Grace Ji-Sun Kim is associate professor of theology at Earlham School of Religion in Richmond, Indiana. She is author of eleven books, most recently Embracing the Other (2015) and Contemplations from the Heart (2014). She is the co-editor of Intercultural Ministry (2016) and the series Asian Christianity in the Diaspora. Hilda P. Koster is associate professor of religion and co-chair of environmental studies at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota. She publishes on ecological theology and ecofeminism and is the co-editor of The Gift of Theology: The Contribution of Kathryn Tanner to Contemporary Theology (Fortress Press, 2015).

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