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The universal principle of grace: Feminism and anti-calvinism in two seventeenth-century women writers

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This article presents one of the theological contexts for early feminist thought in England in the late seventeenth century. It argues that an emerging universalist soteriology in Platonist and radical thought had a positive impact on discourses about sexual equality, and shows how two female writers (the Quaker Elizabeth Bathurst and the visionary M. Marsin) combined their critique of the doctrine of limited atonement - in other words, the idea of an exclusive elect - with a confident assert...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, HUM, Theology
Journal:
Gender and History
Volume:
21
Issue:
1
Pages:
130-146
Publication date:
2009
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-0424
ISSN:
0953-5233
URN:
uuid:828ebf4b-a804-4eb2-be2f-4d42a258c36d
Source identifiers:
202352
Local pid:
pubs:202352
Language:
English

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