By Kristin Kobes Du Mez
A paintings of background, biography, and ancient theology, Kristin Kobes DuMez's booklet offers a brilliant account of Bushnell's lifestyles. It maps a concise advent to her interesting theology, revealing, for instance, Bushnell's trust that gender bias tainted either the King James and the Revised models of the English Bible. As Du Mez demonstrates, Bushnell insisted that God created girls to be robust and autonomous, that Adam, now not Eve, bore accountability for the autumn, and that it used to be via Christ, "the nice emancipator of women," that ladies could in achieving non secular and social redemption.
A New Gospel for Women restores Bushnell to her rightful position in heritage. It illuminates the dynamic and infrequently thorny courting among religion and feminism in smooth the USA via mapping Bushnell's tale and her next disappearance from the ancient list. so much pointedly, the ebook finds the demanding situations confronting Christian feminists this present day who desire to build a sexual ethic that's either Christian and feminist, one rooted no longer within the Victorian period, yet fairly one suited for the fashionable world.
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