The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hermeneutics, Philosophical and Theological Approaches to
Hermeneutics, Philosophical and Theological Approaches to Traces the history and content of philosophical and theological approaches to hermeneutics.
The Dictionary of Historical Theology
EcofeminismIn 1974, in an article entitled ‘Le Temps de l’Ecoféminisme’, translated as ‘The Time for Ecofeminism’, the French writer Françoise d’Eaubonne called for a mass movement of women ‘to remake the planet around an entirely new model’, that of ‘egalitarian administration of a world being reborn’.
Compton’s Encyclopedia
feminismFeminism is the belief in the social, economic, and political equality of women and men. Feminists are committed to activity on behalf of women’s rights and interests.The term feminism suggests the advocacy of broader vistas for women, the principle of equality with men, and the removal of
women’s movement
women’s movementAlso known as the “second wave” of feminism, the women’s movement was a diverse social movement seeking equal rights and opportunities for women in their economic activities, in their personal lives, and in politics. It was largely based in the United States and peaked during the 1960s
Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels, Second Edition
Feminist and Womanist Criticisms
FEMINIST AND WOMANIST CRITICISMSFeminist and womanist criticisms derive from women’s historical struggles for freedom from slavery and gender oppression and in pursuit of equal rights and privileges long denied women. Although rooted in the abolitionist and women’s suffrage movements, both have become
Dictionary of Luther and the Lutheran Traditions
Women’s Movement
Women’s MovementAlthough Luther’s theology and sixteenth-century reforms had the potential to raise the social and religious status of women in this world, the immediate effects of Luther’s insight and Reformation agenda were mixed at best: this potential is only gradually being realized. If the reformers
Evangelical Dictionary of Theology
Feminism, Christian
Feminism, Christian. Christian feminism is comprised of varying shades of egalitarians, reformists, and radicals.Evangelical egalitarian feminists hold a high view of Scripture and focus on equality and mutuality of men and women. The organization Christians for Biblical Equality represents egalitarianism.
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
FEMINIST INTERPRETATION. Feminist interpretation makes gender and gender relations a central subject matter of biblical interpretation. A feminist is someone who adheres to or advocates feminism. Feminism is a political stance that claims that the full humanity of women makes them equal to men; it therefore