In a Trinitarian Embrace: Reflections from a Local Eucharistic Community in a Global World

Daggers, Jenny (2014) In a Trinitarian Embrace: Reflections from a Local Eucharistic Community in a Global World. In: Reimagining with Christian Doctrines:Responding to Global Gender Injustices. Palgrave, pp. 26-48.

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Abstract

The context of the chapter is an Anglican “liberal Catholic” congregation in the Church of England, within a multicultural northern UK city, where those who gather represent the diversity of the globalized, postcolonial world. The chapter highlights the relationship between Anglo-Catholic Eucharistic liturgy, with its Trinitarian form, and feminist commitment to justice-making. The exclusion of feminist reimagining from current rethinking of Trinitarian theology is challenged by affirming the place of a sparse Trinitarian rule, in order to expose heteropatriarchal contraventions of the rule and then to re-site feminist reimagining in relation to it. This enables female imagery for God to infuse, rather than displace, classical liturgical language of God as Father-Son-Spirit, and undermines deeply entrenched heteropatriarchal contraventions. The metaphor of a Trinitarian embrace reflects this opening of the received Trinitarian liturgical form. The impetus for the feminist struggle for justice is found in being swept up into Christ through the Trinitarian missio Dei, in anticipation of the abundant table spread by Divine Wisdom for all people.

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Additional Information and Comments: Janny Daggers, Reimagining with Christian Doctrines:Responding to Global Gender Injustices / Chapter 2 - In a Trinitarian Embrace: Reflections from a Local Eucharistic Community in a Global World , 2014, Palgrave Macmillan reproduced with permission of Palgrave Macmillan. This extract is taken from the author's original manuscript and has not been edited. The definitive, published, version of record is available here http://www.palgrave.com/gb/book/9781137388674
Keywords: Trinity; postcolonial; Eucharist; feminist theology; kindom; justice
Faculty / Department: Faculty of Arts & Humanities > Theology, Philosophy and Religion
Depositing User: Lauren Whiston
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2016 09:58
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2016 12:15
URI: http://hira.hope.ac.uk/id/eprint/658

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