Apr 12, 2021  
University of Alberta Calendar 2020-2021 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AUREL 302 - Women's Writing and Feminist Theology


★ 3 (fi 6) (either term, 3-0-0) Several contemporary feminist theological approaches will be used to analyze religious and devotional writings by women from various historical periods and areas of the English-speaking world. Texts in the areas of scripture, systematic theology, ethics, and feminist theory and spirituality will be analyzed to understand the importance of feminist theological practice in dialogue with the Judeo-Christian tradition and women's struggles for justice and wellbeing. Literary texts will include fiction, poetry, essays and personal narrative by authors such as Toni Morrison, Louise Erdrich, Alice Sebold, Emily Dickinson, Adrienne Rich, and Louise Glück. Prerequisites: Two of AUENG 102, 103, or 104, and *6 in English at the 200-level (excluding AUENG 204, 215, 291). Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUREL 202 or 302.