feminist theology

   This term refers to a variety of contextual theologies that look at the Creator and creation by considering the experiences and concerns of women. Feminist theologies generally critique patriarchal and androcentric (male-centered) biases in theology and seek liberation from oppressive structures both in the Church and in society at large.

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