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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.
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 ...
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 ...
Transforming tapestries : how can the Keiskamma Art Project, its processes and art, be understood in relation to a contextual ecofeminist spirituality?
This thesis focuses on the question of “how can the Keiskamma Art Project, its processes and art, be understood in relation to a contextual ecofeminist spirituality?” This study is concerned with women’s experience and ...
God in context : a comparative study of the images of God in three select local Christian groups of women.
This thesis, grounded in a select group of women's experience, critiques the exclusive images for God presented by the Church in its language and liturgy. My contention in this thesis is that in an emerging democracy such ...