The Divine Feminine: The Biblical Imagery of God As Female
Crossroad Publishing Company, 1983 - 119 páginas
Examines the use of male and female imagery in the Bible and argues that the Bible does not describe God in only masculine terms
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None of these people had been influenced by "subjective, liberationist, human-
centered theology." None of them could possibly be accused of trying to evade "
the subordination attendant upon confessing [God] as husband or father or lord."
By utilizing imagery of God as female, they were very simply following the usage
of Scripture and the guidance of their own inner experience. Caroline Walker
Bynum has pointed out that in the twelfth century, many Cistercian monks tended
to use ...
... Heimmel, "God Is Our Mother," p. 18. 2. Heimmel, p. 19. 3. St. Augustine, On
The Psalms, cited by Heimmel, p. 25. 4. Transl. Kieran Kavanaugh, O.C.D. and
Otilio Rodriguez, O.C.D. (New York: Paulist Press, 1979), pp. 179-180. 5.
Leonard Swidler, Biblical Affirmations of Woman (Philadelphia: The Westminster
Press, 1979), p. 173. 6. Heimmel, p. 21. 7. Caroline Walker Bynum, Jesus as
Mother, p. 122. 1. Since the Hebrew word for Spirit is feminine, and God as
Nursing Mother 25.
Psalm 1 18:26). The love is free for the taking. 2. Phyllis Trible, God and the
Rhetoric of Sexuality (Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1978), p. 184. 3. Caroline
Walker Bynum,/MZ« as Mother (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1982), p.
114. The Anselm quotation was first pointed out to me by Jane Wilcox, diaconal
minister at Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church in Wichita, Kansas. 4. Bynum, pp.
119-120 and pp. 124-125. 1. Beyond God the Father (Boston: Beacon Press,
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