The author brings into focus the history of conflict over the meaning of the Gospels for gender relations. The book highlights women theologians' work from early Christianity to the modern day, challenging the patriarchal paradigm of historical theology. She incorporates a plurality of women's voices to articulate feminist liberation theology today.
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