By Frances S. Adeney
What are Christian girls wondering undertaking? How do they do project? What informs their wisdom and motion as they tackle matters in a fancy international the place non secular proselytizing has turn into suspect?
This empirical research explores these questions, discovering congruence between girls from various backgrounds and cultural contexts. ladies in challenge face universal identification matters, make the most of paintings and wonder of their paintings, and increase personality as they triumph over hindrances of their cultural and denominational settings.
Through approximately 100 interviews of girls in Europe, Asia, Brazil, and the U.S., a research of women's theologies of challenge, lectures, and numerous conversations with ladies around the world, this examine reveals universal topics between modern girls doing Christian venture.
This e-book fills a lacuna in challenge reports that professors, pastors, and church men and women will locate informative and fresh.
"Frances Adeney takes us on an eye-opening and encouraging travel of women's contributions to the church's venture and the theology that sustains them in it. this can be a ebook from which ladies will revenue tremendously, however it is not just a 'women's book.' men and women may still either take the journey, and be affirmed, challenged, and surprised."
--Stephen B. Bevans, Louis J. Luzbetak, SVD Professor of undertaking and tradition, Catholic Theological Union, Chicago
"Sociologist, theologian, and venture educator, Frances Adeney is among the such a lot artistic thinkers in challenge stories this present day. during this quantity she tackles a middle challenge: the connection of gender to missiology. Adeney's research deepens our knowing of this significant factor. This e-book will shock, disturb, and pleasure its readers. It belongs at the shelf of all people drawn to the development of undertaking theology."
-- Dana L. Robert, Truman Collins Professor of global Christianity and heritage of venture, Director, middle for worldwide Christianity and venture, Boston college college of Theology
Frances S. Adeney is the William Benfield Jr. Professor Emerita of Evangelism and worldwide venture at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. She is writer of Christian ladies in Indonesia, Christianity Encountering the World's Religions, Christianity and Human Rights, and sleek Evangelism.