Miss-Iology Meets Ms-Theology

Miss-Iology Meets Ms-Theology 155 Judi Long MISS-IOLOGY MEETS MS-THEOLOGY: Missiology and Feminist Theology In Creative Interaction Feminist theology is becoming a significant voice in contemporary Christian theology. Feminist theologians can be found throughout the world, from privileged western academics, to women and men struggling to survive in situations of poverty and political and religious oppression, and in many places between these extremes. Missiology too, is becoming more recognized as a valid discipline within the wider Christian tradition. What then might these two different disciplines have to say to each other? Are there serious deficiencies in feminist theology from the perspective of missiology? Are there serious deficiencies in missiology in relation to women? In what ways can they learn from each other? This article will explore these questions. Definitions In order to be clear about what I am actually referring in "feminist theology", "mission" and "missiology," it will be helpful briefly to clarify how I am defining and using each of these terms in this paper. Each term has a wide range of meanings for different people. First, therefore, what is actually meant by feminist theology? According to Elizabeth Johnson, feminist theology is "a reflection on God and all things in the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Mission Studies Brill

Miss-Iology Meets Ms-Theology

Mission Studies , Volume 19 (1): 155 – Jan 1, 2002

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© 2002 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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0168-9789
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1573-3831
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10.1163/157338302X00099
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155 Judi Long MISS-IOLOGY MEETS MS-THEOLOGY: Missiology and Feminist Theology In Creative Interaction Feminist theology is becoming a significant voice in contemporary Christian theology. Feminist theologians can be found throughout the world, from privileged western academics, to women and men struggling to survive in situations of poverty and political and religious oppression, and in many places between these extremes. Missiology too, is becoming more recognized as a valid discipline within the wider Christian tradition. What then might these two different disciplines have to say to each other? Are there serious deficiencies in feminist theology from the perspective of missiology? Are there serious deficiencies in missiology in relation to women? In what ways can they learn from each other? This article will explore these questions. Definitions In order to be clear about what I am actually referring in "feminist theology", "mission" and "missiology," it will be helpful briefly to clarify how I am defining and using each of these terms in this paper. Each term has a wide range of meanings for different people. First, therefore, what is actually meant by feminist theology? According to Elizabeth Johnson, feminist theology is "a reflection on God and all things in the

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