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This page introduces Beryl Donnan's major recent academic writing which formed part of her MA(Theology) in The University of Manchester


Below are listed the contents of Beryl Donnan's 1996-7 thesis on

ELIZABETH SCHÜSSLER FIORENZA
AND THE "NEW MAGISTERIUM"

Authority in Feminist Biblical Interpretation

website updated on 18 September 2016
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CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION
A. Feminist biblical interpretation
B. The work of Elizabeth Schüssler Fiorenza
C. Some critical issues

CHAPTER 2 WHERE IS REVELATION?
A. Process and location
B. Substance and dynamics

CHAPTER 3 WHOSE AUTHORITY?
A. The challenge of politics and praxis
B. The tradition reviewed
C. Diverse feminist responses
D. Towards a decision

CHAPTER 4 WHAT ABOUT EXPERIENCE?
A. From individual to corporate
B. Reconstructing past experience
C. Diversity
D. Warnings and promises
E. Women-church
F. But is it authoritative?

CHAPTER 5 WHY ADVOCACY?
A. Goals
B. Challenges
C. Commitments

CHAPTER 6 QUESTIONING THE MAGISTERIUM
A. Summary
B. Questions
C. Compromise

BIBLIOGRAPHY