Daily Archives: March 29, 2011

Entering the Male Rat-Race

On pages 265-266 of Gaia and God, Rosemary Ruether states the following: “The ‘liberation of women’ cannot be seen simply as the incorporation of women into alienated male styles of life, although with far fewer benefits, for this simply adds … Continue reading

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Thompson on Patriarchal Names and Alleged Migrations

I started Thomas Thompson’s The Historicity of the Patriarchal Narratives.  In this 1974 work, Thompson argues against the scholarly view that the patriarchal narratives are historically-accurate, or at least have an “essential historicity,” which means that there is a historical … Continue reading

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