Day 4 rels 2001 fall 2011 Ruether and Genesis

Day 4 rels 2001 fall 2011 Ruether and Genesis - RELS 2001...

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RELS 2001 Day 4: Ruether and Genesis: 2 Creation stories 1
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Rosemary Radford Ruether I. Next theorist: Rosemary Radford Ruether Her background : 1936- current, Claremont Graduate University Her work: Her most recent books include Goddesses and the Divine Feminine: A Western Religious History (May 2005) and Integrating Ecofeminism, Globalization, and World Religions (Nature's Meaning) (January 2005). Her primary interest in the study of religion … Ruether is not looking for perennial symbols and themes like Mircea Eliade. Ruether is focused on relationship between religion and culture. She asserts that religious stories provide blueprints for society . Ruether frequently asks just what blueprints for gender and power do religious stories, especially creation stories, give us? AND what do these stories tell us about a culture’s future? How does Ruether interpret the Babylonian creation story, the Enuma Elish? How would
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2012 for the course RELS 2001 taught by Professor Daley during the Spring '11 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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Day 4 rels 2001 fall 2011 Ruether and Genesis - RELS 2001...

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