feminism

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Suffering and doctrine

Embracing Travail: Retrieving the Cross Today, by Cynthia S. W. Crysdale

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Understanding evangelicals

Blessed Assurance: A History of Evangelicalism in America, by Randall Balmer

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Making sense of our lives

Feminist and Womanist Pastoral Theology, edited by Bonnie Miller-McLemore and Brita Gill-Austern

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Radical Wisdom: A Feminist Mystical Theology

Feminism and mysticism have always held a wary view of each other: feminists borrowed from Marx the belief that spirituality functions as a narcotic that anesthetizes the pain of oppression rather than harnessing it to fuel the engine of social change; religious leaders feared that committed social activists would lose their souls