Women, Personhood, and the Male God: A Feminist Critique of Patriarchal Concepts of God in View of Domestic Abuse

@article{Moder2019WomenPA,
  title={Women, Personhood, and the Male God: A Feminist Critique of Patriarchal Concepts of God in View of Domestic Abuse},
  author={A. Moder},
  journal={Feminist Theology},
  year={2019},
  volume={28},
  pages={103 - 85}
}
  • A. Moder
  • Published 6 August 2019
  • Philosophy
  • Feminist Theology
Domestic abuse is a common occurrence for women in the Christian Church. Underlying this dark reality is a long history of patriarchal theological interpretations that have depicted God as a dominant male figure that subjects women to male hierarchy as a subordinate. Often based on an understanding of Jesus as subordinate to God the Father in the Trinity, the correlated praxis of the Church has commonly been to subject women to suffering at the hands of men – even at the cost of their lives… 
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