Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 June 2014

228 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719060915

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Literature, theology and feminism

Heather Walton

Published by Manchester University Press

Manchester Studies in Religion Culture and Gender MUP

  • A detailed and authoritative examination of the close relationship between women's literature and feminist religious thinking
  • An assessment and critique of the way literature functions as sacred text within contemporary feminist scholarship
  • Challenging new readings of the theological themes that have shaped the work of Julia Kristeva, Luce Irigaray and Helene Cixous
  • A focused survey of key literary texts with an interrogation of how these have been used by feminist religious thinkers from differing traditions
  • An academically rigorous and accessible guide to the major debates within this dynamic interdisciplinary field with pointers towards significant future developments