List of Asian Female Theologians

Theologians and publications from the Ecclesia of Women in Asia (EWA) are among those mentioned in this article listing Asian Female Theologians by Jessie Giyou Kim and Graham Hill, Ph.D. The post raises an important issue: Unfortunately, the ignorance about Asian female theologians and their writings is widespread and persistent. It is due time foris … Continue reading List of Asian Female Theologians

Editors’ Note to The 21st Century Woman Still Claiming Her Space: Asian Feminist Theological Perspectives

The Editors’ Note In the 21st century women have scaled newer and greater heights, crashing the many glass ceilings that formerly blocked their progress and growth. Women in fact, have moved from being mere recipients and transmitters of knowledge and tradition to becoming more active participants in the production of knowledge and shaping of tradition. … Continue reading Editors’ Note to The 21st Century Woman Still Claiming Her Space: Asian Feminist Theological Perspectives

“Food, Memory Hunger: Women and Eucharist” by Cyrilla Chakalakal (India)

The mother in feeding the baby gives her life to the baby and in the process she gets emaciated. Who more than a mother can say this is my body this is my blood given to you. The “Take and eat, take and drink” of the Eucharistic of the calumniation, compassionate invitation to hungry crowds … Continue reading “Food, Memory Hunger: Women and Eucharist” by Cyrilla Chakalakal (India)

“Women in Labour: Food Security to Birthing their Full Humanity” by Kochurani Abraham (India)

Kochurani's paper explores the gender gaps in food security from a feminist theological framework. It looks at the deprivations women experience in factors related to food production and consumption such as entitlements to land, opportunities to work , just wages and the like and shows how these deprivations point to the denial of their effective … Continue reading “Women in Labour: Food Security to Birthing their Full Humanity” by Kochurani Abraham (India)

“Dalit Women and Foodscape: A Subaltern Feminist Perspective” by Shalini Mulackal (India)

Shalani Mulackal starts from a Dalit perspective in her reflection on “Dalit Women and Foodscape: A Subaltern Feminist Perspective.” She shares the situation of single woman parent in Delhi with 2 children with not enough to buy food. Her son says that he cannot even remember his studies due to malnutrition. The situation of Dalit … Continue reading “Dalit Women and Foodscape: A Subaltern Feminist Perspective” by Shalini Mulackal (India)