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Śrī, Devī, Apirāmi, and Mary

Francis X. Clooney

in Divine Mother, Blessed Mother

Published in print April 2005 | ISBN: 9780195170375
Published online April 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199835379 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195170377.003.0001
 Śrī, Devī, Apirāmi, and Mary

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This chapter initiates a conversation drawing together feminist perspectives, contemporary goddess worship and the discipline of thealogy, Christian theological views of gender, and the age-old Hindu traditions of reflection on and worship of goddesses. In light of reflection on Hindu goddesses, the Virgin Mary of the Christian tradition is then also introduced, and she will be considered in each chapter.

Keywords: god; goddess; Visnu; Sri; Laksmi; Devi; Apirami; Mary; feminist theology; thealogy

Chapter.  10997 words. 

Subjects: Christian Theology

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