The Resource The cross and gendercide : a theological response to global violence against women and girls, Elizabeth Gerhardt

The cross and gendercide : a theological response to global violence against women and girls, Elizabeth Gerhardt

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The cross and gendercide : a theological response to global violence against women and girls
Title
The cross and gendercide
Title remainder
a theological response to global violence against women and girls
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Gerhardt
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Language
eng
Summary
Violence against women and girls is a human rights epidemic that affects millions of lives around the world. While many Christians are addressing this crisis through education, advocacy and philanthropic support, there has been a reluctance to name gendercide as a theological and confessional issue, a matter that strikes at the very essence of the Christian faith. In The Cross and Gendercide, Elizabeth Gerhardt draws on Luther's "theology of the cross" to provide a theological basis for naming and responding to the grave sin of global gendercide. She lifts up the work and witness of Dietrich Bonhoeffer as an especially powerful resource for mobilizing the church today toward political action and social engagement. From the perspective of Christ's cross, the church must raise a prophetic voice against systemic violence and speak up for the myriad women and girls who are invisible and voiceless in the world today
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Gerhardt, Elizabeth L
Dewey number
261.8/32
Index
index present
LC call number
BT736.15
LC item number
.G48 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Violence
  • Women
  • Girls
  • Women
  • Girls
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The cross and gendercide : a theological response to global violence against women and girls, Elizabeth Gerhardt
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [173]-181) and index
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (181 pages.) :
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780830880225
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(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
99959082674
System control number
(NhCcYBP)11791048
Label
The cross and gendercide : a theological response to global violence against women and girls, Elizabeth Gerhardt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [173]-181) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (181 pages.) :
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780830880225
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
99959082674
System control number
(NhCcYBP)11791048

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