Anti-Judaism in Feminist Religious Writings
This work is the first comprehensive study of anti-Judaism in feminist religious writings. Katharina von Kellenbach provides a critical evaluation of how Judaism has been depicted in major American and West German feminist theologies, including the writings of Rosemary Radford Ruether, Carol Christ, and Elisabeth Moltmann-Wendel. Applying Foucault's categories of discursive practice, von Kellenbach demonstrates that feminist theologians portray Judaism negatively in comparison to Christianity and paganism, identify it as the source of patriarchy, and render it invisible as a religious alternative after the rise of Christianity. This book calls on feminist theologians to combat the pervasive tradition of Christian anti-Judaism.