Powers and Submissions: Spirituality, Philosophy and Gender

Powers and Submissions: Spirituality, Philosophy and Gender

Author(s): Sarah Coakley

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

Print ISBN: 9780631207351

Online ISBN: 9780470693407

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693407

About this Book

In this book Sarah Coakley confronts a central paradox of theological feminism - what she terms 'the paradox of power and vulnerability'.


  • Confronts a central paradox of theological feminism - what Coakley terms 'paradox of power and vulnerability'.
  • Explores this issue through the perspective of spiritual practice, philosophical enquiry and doctrinal analysis.
  • Draws together an essential collection of Sarah Coakley's work in this field.
  • Offers an original perspective into contemporary feminist theology.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: The Contemplative Matrix

  2. Part II: Philosophical Interlocutions

  3. Part III: Doctrinal Implications

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