- List of Contributors
- Feminist Theology and the Global Imagination
- Feminist Theology and the Jewish Tradition
- What is Feminist Theology?
- Transethnic Feminist Theology of Asia: Globalization, Identities, and Solidarities
- Gynocentric Thealogy of Tantric Hinduism: A Meditation Upon the Devi
- Globalization and Gender Inequality: A Contribution from a Latino Afro-feminist Perspective
- ‘The World Palpitates’: Globalization and the Religious Faith and Practices of Latin American Women
- Globalization, Women, and Religion in the Middle East
- Interrupting ‘Global-speak’: A Feminist Theological Response from Southern Africa to Globalization
- Theological Perspective on Mutual Solidarity in the Context of Globalization: The Circle's Experience
- Woman Lost in the Global Maze: Women and Religion in East Africa Under Globalization
- Feminist Theologies and the European Context
- Globalization the Second Wave of Colonization: Impacts on <i>wahine</i> Māori
- First Nation, Empire, and Globalization
- <i>Feminism, Inc.</i>: Globalization and North American Feminist Theologies
- Beyond Theology of Religions: The Epistemological and Ethical Challenges of Inter-religious Engagement
- Beyond the God/Man Duo: Globalization, Feminist Theology, and Religious Subjectivity
- Feminist Theologies of a World Scripture(s) in the Globalization Era
- The Challenges of Globalization for Muslim Women
- Theology and Identity in the Context of Globalization
- Doing a Theology from Disappeared Bodies: Theology, Sexuality, and the Excluded Bodies of the Discourses of Latin American Liberation Theology
- Globalization and Women's Bodies in Latin America
- Globalization and Narrative
- <i>La Morenita</i> on Skis: Women's Popular Marian Piety and Feminist Research on Religion
- Feminist Ritual Practice
- Globalization, Women's Transnational Migration, and Religious De-traditioning
Abstract and Keywords
This chapter considers globalization and its relationship to women's bodies in Latin America, both the effects this new face of capitalism is having on women's bodies in this part of the world and the ways in which women construct modalities as creative resistance strategies. It goes beyond a mere analysis of the socioeconomic impact in a variety of situations to examine what women invent, represent, and endow with power in their discourse, practices, and collective quest to redefine the status of all women, and particularly of women excluded from the so-called global economic system.
María Cristina Ventura (Tirsa) is a feminist theologian and biblical scholar who currently teaches in the Departamento Ecuménico de Investigaciones at the Universidad De La Salle, San José, Costa Rica. After completing her doctoral studies at the Universidad Metodista en Sao Paulo, she became Professor of New Testament in the Instituto Teológico de Santo Andrés, Sao Paulo, Brazil, and then a professor of the Old Testament at the Universidad Bíblica Latinoamericana. She is the member of Red Bíblica Latinoamericana y de Ribla and Asociación de Teólogas Latinoamericanas y Latinas en Estados Unidos. In addition to several articles, she is author of ‘Cuerpos Peregrinos: un estudio de género, clase y etnia de los Salmos 120–134’ (Pilgrim Bodies: A Study of Gender, Class, and Ethnicity in Psalms 120–134).
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