By Kristin Kobes Du Mez
A paintings of heritage, biography, and historic theology, Kristin Kobes DuMez's ebook presents a bright account of Bushnell's lifestyles. It maps a concise creation to her attention-grabbing theology, revealing, for instance, Bushnell's trust that gender bias tainted either the King James and the Revised types of the English Bible. As Du Mez demonstrates, Bushnell insisted that God created ladies to be powerful and self sustaining, that Adam, now not Eve, bore accountability for the autumn, and that it was once via Christ, "the nice emancipator of women," that girls may in attaining non secular and social redemption.
A New Gospel for Women restores Bushnell to her rightful position in background. It illuminates the dynamic and infrequently thorny courting among religion and feminism in sleek the United States by means of mapping Bushnell's tale and her next disappearance from the ancient checklist. so much pointedly, the e-book unearths the demanding situations confronting Christian feminists at the present time who desire to build a sexual ethic that's either Christian and feminist, one rooted now not within the Victorian period, yet relatively one suited for the trendy world.
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