By Elaine L, Professor Graham
Grace Jantzen was once an internationally-renowned feminist thinker of faith whose paintings has remodeled the way in which we expect concerning the interactions among faith, tradition and gender in Western tradition. Jantzen's target used to be to 'redeem the current' through a critique and reconstruction of staple ideas of the Western imaginary.
This distinct publication brings jointly lots of Grace Jantzen's colleagues and previous scholars in a wide-ranging exploration of her enduring impact, ranging throughout philosophy of faith, to literature, psychoanalysis, theology, ethics and politics.
Part I assesses the ramifications of Jantzen's confirmation that Western tradition needs to 'choose existence' instead of a triumphing symbolic of violence and dying. half II explores many of the key voices which contributed to Jantzen's realizing of a tradition of flourishing and natality: Quaker idea and perform, medieval mysticism and feminist spirituality. additional essays practice parts of Jantzen's paintings to the politics of incapacity, improvement and environmentalism, extending her variety of impression into new and cutting edge areas.