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Intro Religions Day 19 Daly

Intro Religions Day 19 Daly - modern psyche”(45 Argument...

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Mary Daly, Exorcising evil… Biography (1928-2010) Christian theologian, feminist theology Professor, Boston College Strong opinions, divisive to some “If life is to survive on this planet, there must be a decontamination of the Earth. I think this will be accompanied by an evolutionary process that will result in a drastic reduction of the population of males.”
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The Fall: Adam and Eve Daly’s thesis “That fact is, however, that the myth [of the Fall] has projected a malignant image of the male-female relationship and of the ‘ nature of women that is still deeply imbedded in the
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Unformatted text preview: modern psyche” (45) Argument The Fall is a theodicy (45-46) Eve is responsible (48) Reinterpreting original sin (49) Symptoms Psychological paralysis (51) Feminine antifeminism (52) False humility (53) Emotional dependence (54) Theme: challenge what is said to be the ‘nature’ of women Daly, towards a solution Healing the divided self (50) “Androgynous being” Redeeming ‘The Fall’ (67) Now occurring, and it is good Re-contextualizes the original story Rethinks Eliade Is this doable?...
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