The Mujerista Theology of Ada María Isasi-Díaz: A Study

Study the mujerista theology of Ada María Isasi-Díaz with a Bible scholar, historian, theologian, and clergyman.
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Published 2/2015 English

Course Description

This is a college/university level course in contemporary Christian theology through a video lecture series which will last about a standard semester [about four weeks]. The student will be able to understand the mujerista theology of the late Ada María Isasi-Díaz and its significance and consequences for the Church of Jesus Christ and Christian theology in the twenty-first century. The student is advised to already have a basic understanding of Christian theology before taking this course. The textbook for this course will be my book La Teología Mujerista: A Christian Minister Examines the Mujerista Theology of Ada María Isasi-Díaz which can be easily obtained at online bookstores.

What are the requirements?

  • It is advisable for the student to already have a basic understanding of Christian theology.
  • The student will need to get a copy of my book "La Teología Mujerista: A Christian Minister Examines the Mujerista Theology of Ada María Isasi-Díaz", the textbook for this course. It is available at online bookstores.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand the mujerista theology of the late Ada María Isasi-Díaz and its significance and consequences for the Church of Jesus Christ and Christian theology in the 21st century.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of a form of contemporary Latin American theology.

What is the target audience?

  • This is a college/university level course in contemporary Christian theology.

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Quiz for the course "The Mujerista Theology of Ada María Isasi-Díaz: A Study"

Section 1: Course Introduction
03:19

Learn about the Instructor and ascertain what the course covers including what textbook will be used.

Section 2: Writings of Ada María Isasi-Díaz
05:34

This lecture looks at the writings of the late Ada María Isasi-Díaz.

Section 3: Mujerista Theology's Methodology
03:43

This lecture covers the "why" of mujerista theology. The student will be able to more thoroughly understand the reasons this theology was formulated.

05:07

This lecture covers the idea of liberation. The student will be able to understand Isasi-Díaz's preoccupation with liberation in her mujerista theology.

07:06

This lecture covers mujerista theology's similarities with and differences from Latin American liberation theology. The student will be able to understand how Isasi-Díaz's thinking compares with other Latin American liberation theologians, namely Gustavo Gutiérrez.

07:02

This lecture covers the challenge of mujerista theology to traditional Christian theology. The student will be able to understand in what ways traditional Christian theology is being challenged by Isasi-Díaz's mujerista theology.

Section 4: The Bible and Mujerista Theology
06:59

This lecture covers the limited role the Bible has in Isasi-Díaz's mujerista theology. The student will be able to understand how the Bible has this limited position in Isasi-Díaz's view.

06:50

This lecture covers how the Bible is interpreted within Isasi-Díaz's mujerista theology with the account of Shiphrah and Puah in Exodus 1:15-22 as an example of how this is done. The student will be able to understand the major components of mujerista hermeneutics.

Section 5: Mujerista Theology and the Kingdom of God
01:45

This lecture covers Isasi-Díaz's concept of the Kingdom of God as "Kin-dom of God". The student will be able to understand why she uses her unique term and why it communicates the idea of a familial "kinship".

03:13

This lecture covers how Isasi-Díaz's "Kin-dom of God" plays out in mutuality, justice, and "the historical project" of Latin American women. The student will be able to understand how these three things are necessary for liberation which in turn brings about the "Kin-dom of God" in Isasi-Díaz's view.

Section 6: Criticism of Mujerista Theology
05:36

This lecture covers mujerista theology's comparison and contrast with mainline feminist theology. The student will be able to understand the areas both share in common and the areas where they differ.

06:55

This lecture covers the problems of mujerista theology in light of traditional Christian theology. The student will be able to understand how mujerista theology deviates from traditional Christian theology in the areas of methodology, Biblical hermeneutics, and view of the Kingdom of God.

Section 7: Concluding Thoughts on Isasi-Díaz and Mujerista Theology
Concluding Thoughts on Isasi-Díaz and Mujerista Theology
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Instructor Biography

Gary Edwin Loy, Bible Scholar, Historian, Theologian, Clergyman

I was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA. I live in Kernersville, North Carolina, USA and have lived here for several years. I am single. I earned a Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude in religion and history from High Point University and a Master of Arts in Christian doctrine and history from Regent University Divinity School. I have also been granted honoris causa the degree Doctor of Divinity by Saint Luke Evangelical School of Biblical Studies. I am an ordained nondenominational Christian minister, and I have a professional Christian educator certificate from ACSI [Association of Christian Schools International]. I have authored several works including La Teología Mujerista: A Christian Minister Examines the Mujerista Theology of Ada María Isasi-Díaz. I am also presently developing and ultimately going to shoot a video survey of Kernersville's history for the new Kernersville Museum in addition to making a presentation soon on my third great grandfather John Foster Landreth (1826-1905).

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