Alternatives to Globalization Addressing People and Earth: A Feminist Theological Reflection on Women, Economy, and Creation
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This chapter reimagines ways of doing theology and the doctrine of creation in light of global gender injustice, which is linked to the structural violence of neoliberal economic globalization, climate change, and other forms of ecological devastation. It presents a contextual, ecumenical, transformative theological reflection on women, economy, and creation based on the AGAPE (Alternatives to Globalization Addressing People and Earth) process of the World Council of Churches and its Programme on Women and Globalization. The contributions of feminist theology and economics to this work are highlighted. A reimagined doctrine of creation, grounded in a critical retrieval of the concept of oikonomia, gives a sense of urgency to the call for radical transformation of structures and cultures of domination and destruction.
KeywordsWorld Trade Organization Structural Violence Christian Doctrine Caring Economy Theological Reflection
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