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Concept of Woman : The Search for Communion of Persons, 1500–2015 (Vol 3) (Paperback) (Prudence

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The culmination of a lifetime's scholarly work, this pioneering study by Sister Prudence Allen traces the concept of woman in relation to man in Western thought from ancient times to the present. In her third and final volume Allen covers the years 1500–2015, continuing her chronological approach to individual authors and also offering systematic arguments to defend certain philosophical positions over against others.

Building on her work from Volumes I and II, Allen draws on four "communities of discourse"—Academic, Humanist, Religious, and Satirical—as she traces several recurring strands of sex and gender identity from the Renaissance to the present. Now complete, Allen's magisterial study is a valuable resource for scholars and students in the fields of women's studies, philosophy, history, theology, literary studies, and political science.
Number of Pages: 546
Genre: Religion + Beliefs
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Eerdmans Pub Co
Volume number: 3
Author: Prudence Allen
Language: English
Street Date: December 31, 2016
TCIN: 52148951
UPC: 9780802868435
Item Number (DPCI): 248-42-1332
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