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Towards an African Pentecostal feminist biblical hermeneutic of liberation : interpreting Acts 2:1-47 in the context of Botswana.
This study is motivated by my own experience as a Motswana Pentecostal woman who inhabits patriarchal spaces of both the Setswana cultures and the Pentecostal church. It highlights the status of women in Botswana society ...
The status of women in Christian churches : a contemporary theological dilemma.
Abstract available in pdf file.
Challenging violent masculinities : a critical feminist investigation of the relationship between domestic violence and religion.
When something is about masculinities it is not always about men. Kosofsky-Sedgwick (1995 :12) Any society that is lauded for its exemplary National Constitution that asserts and affords their citizens basic human rights ...
Towards a gendered theology of works : a case study of the paid and unpaid work experiences of Indian Christian women in Pietermaritzburg.
This study investigates the paid and unpaid work experiences of Indian Christian women in Pietermaritzburg as they would inform a framework for a gendered theology of work. Intersecting gender and development theory with ...
Theologizing food autonomy for maternal health : a case of Mashobye Methodist Women's Manyano in Limpopo Province.
Food and health have been declared universal basic human rights for all people. However, studies have shown that women and poor rural women in particular lack access to adequate food and nutrition for their individual and ...
The effects of biblical and cultural patriarchy on the lives of married Damara women in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Republic of Namibia (ELCRN)
This study aims to analyse the links between patriarchy in the bible, the Damara culture, and the ecclesiological practices of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Namibia (ELCN). Using empirical research (interviews) and ...
"Resisting bodies" as a hermeneutical tool for a critical feminist christology of liberation and transformation.
This study is positioned in a context where the ideologies of communities, creeds and genders are marked in violent ways on women’s bodies. It is also located in a context where Christian women, by and large, internalize ...
Women be silent : the ministry of women in the Evangelical Church of South Africa (ECSA)
There has been much discussion on the roles of men and women in the church today. One of the crucial questions being asked is whether women should be ordained as ministers. Many debates have been centered on the question, ...
A feminist crituqe [sic] of pastoral counselling : transforming pastoral counselling into a liberative practice and an agent of social transformation.
Feminist critique has become a central feature in most academic disciplines and has contributed to the radical transformation of these disciplines. As a critical tool, located within the feminist movement, feminist critique ...