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Mary Daly on Feminist Spirituality
A look at the views of Mary Daly on women's spirituality.
# 137025 | 1,000 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2008 | US

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The paper introduces Daly as a noted scholar, humanist and liberationist who saw women's spirituality in a new consciousness, letting them move beyond the results of patriarchy. The paper addresses some criticism of what she saw in the North American feminist movement of the 1980s and discusses her reminders of the need to improve women's consciousness, to avoid scapegoating and create the lives and societies that reflected new consciousness.

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"The famous works of Mary Daly (B 1928) in "Beyond God the Father" (1973) and "Gyn/Ecology" (1978) have been read by many thousands of feminists aware of patriarchy's influence on how women are regarded in different traditions and societies. Daly knew that the work of exploring historical and cultural mistreatment must be taken up by millions of women across the world and by the 1990s commented on what she saw as a strong sense of women's indignation. (1992) She saw patriarchy as very deeply entrenched in the Judeo-Christian tradition, the Old Testament's Book of Genesis to..."

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