Truly Our Sister: A Theology of Mary in the Communion of Saints
A&C Black, 2006 M02 28 - 400 pages
The first-century Jewish woman Miriam of Nazareth, mother of Jesus, is the most celebrated female religious figure in the Christian tradition. Elizabeth Johnson offers an interpretation of Mary that is theologically sound, spiritually empowering, ethically challenging, socially liberating, and ecumenically fruitful. In particular, she sees the image of Mary as a blessing rather than a blight for women's lives in both religious and political terms.
"If you read only one book on Mary in your lifetime, let this be the one." American Catholic Booksellers'
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Johnson's project is summarized in her subtitle: to reclaim Mary from the upper reaches of some astral plane for humanity; what's more, to reclaim Mary as a woman, one with agency and courage and will ... Read full review
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An American Catholic whose subspecialty is feminist theology, Johnson (Distinguished Professor of Theology, Fordham Univ.) here presents a companion book to her Friends of God and Prophets, combining ... Read full review
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