course is a survey of Christian feminist ethics, beginning in
the early 1970ís and moving to the present.
A central contribution of feminist ethics has been the
recognition that moral theory is inseparable from practice.
This contribution itself is a theoretical claim that
will be examined in this course.
The course will trace this development from white
middle-class feminist ethics through the struggle to shape an
ethic that is inclusive of the Womanist and liberationist
Day, Time and Dates:
23 - 27, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Professor of Social Ethics and President of Hartford Seminary
phone: (860) 509-9502
This syllabus has not yet
been submitted. However, please refer to the book list below for required
Theology/Christian Ethics, in search of method, Pamela Dickey Young,
Fortress Press, 1990
- Sisters in the Wilderness, The
Challenges of Womanist God-Talk, Delores
Williams, Orbis Books, 1993
- Katie Cannon, Womanism
and the Soul of the Black Community, Continuum,
- In Memory of Her, A Feminist
Theological Reconstruction of Christian Origins, Elizabeth
Schussler Fiorenza, Crossroad, 1983
- Longing for Running Water,
Ecofemism and Liberation, Ivone
Gebara, Fortress Press, 1999