Jewish Feminist Theology: A Survey

From theologies that address the male-ness of God to ones that address the femininity of males.

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Indeed, from feminism has been born a reassessment of male gender roles (championed by Daniel Boyarin) and a trend in certain circles (largely influenced by Arthur Waskow) toward embracing androgyny. Not only has the work of feminists given women greater access to the previously male realm of religion; it has also freed men to express the aspects of their spirit that do not adhere to the traditional expectations of men. For many men, it is just as powerful a revelation to recognize God's maternal qualities as it is for women. From the perspective of these scholars, both men and women can be enriched by the feminist critique.

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