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King, Ursula

Works: 65 works in 266 publications in 3 languages and 8,696 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Church history  Cross-cultural studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, ed
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Most widely held works by Ursula King
Women and spirituality : voices of protest and promise by Ursula King( Book )

27 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking a critical look at feminism and exploring its explicit and implicit spiritual dimensions, this revised and updated new edition of Women and Spirituality engages in a reflective dialogue with contemporary women's voices. It asks to what extent patriarchal oppression and androcentric thinking are inherent not only in Christianity but in all religious beliefs, practices and institutions. This is the only book which provides a comprehensive survey of current discussions in feminist theology and spirituality and offers a wide-ranging account of women and world religions and raising thought-provoking questions about the spiritual dimensions of human life
Women in the world's religions, past and present( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This major collection of essays makes a new contribution to the role and image of women in the different world religions. (From back cover)
Towards a new mysticism : Teilhard de Chardin and Eastern religions by Ursula King( Book )

14 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christian mystics : their lives and legacies throughout the ages by Ursula King( Book )

26 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and Dutch and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ursula King's Christian Mystics offers a distinctive perspective on spirituality. The author presents the Christian mystical tradition through short biographies of its great figures, biographies which are highly readable without oversimplifying the ideas of these great figures. This is an outstanding entryway into the rich and deep world of Christian mysticism, recommended for readers of all backgrounds."--Michael Sells (Professor of Comparative Religions, Haverford College)
Feminist theology from the Third World : a reader by Ursula King( Book )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This major new collection of readings demonstrates the range and vitality of feminist theology and its increasing influence on Christian women and men throughout the world. Here are thirty-eight key texts, representing the voices of women in Africa, Asia, and Latin America as well as those working among minorities in places such as Israel, the USA, and the Pacific." "The readings are grouped under five headings: Doing Theology from Third World Women's Perspective, Women's Oppression and Cries of Pain, The Bible as a Source of Empowerment for Women, Challenging Traditional Theological Thinking, and A Newly Emerging Spirituality." "All texts are placed in context by brief introductory comments, while the main introduction to the whole book provides a helpful overview of the major issues and developments in Christian-feminist thinking throughout the Third World and beyond." "Among the contributors are: Chung Hyun Kyung (Korea); Ivone Gebara (Brazil); Kwok Pui-lan (Hong Kong); Mercy Amba Oduyoye (Ghana); Delores S. Williams (USA)."--Jacket
Religion and gender by Ursula King( Book )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verzameling essays gebaseerd op de papers van en discussies gehouden op de 16e internationale conferentie van de International Association for the History of Religions (1990). Na de inleiding zijn de volgende bijdragen opgenomen: The epistemological significance of feminist research in religion / door June O'Connor; Feminist anthropology and the gendering of religious studies / door Rosalind Shaw; Religion and the hermeneutics of gender : an examination of the work of Paul Ricoeur / door Erin White; Desputing the sacred : some theoretical approaches to gender and religion / door Penelope Margaret Magee; God and gender : some reflections on women's invocations of the divine / Morny Joy; The return of the goddess : psychoanalytic reflections on the shift from theology to thealogy / door Naomi Goldenberg; Religion and magic in the modern cults of the great goddess / door Donate Pahnke; Spirituality, consciousness and gender identification : a neo-feminist perspective / door Felicity Edwards; Women researching, women researched : gender as an issue in the empirical study of religion / door Kim Knott; A question of identiy : women scholars and the study of religion / door Ursula King; Women's studies of the Christian tradition / Kari Elisabeth Borresen; Women and new religious movements in Africa / door Rosalind I.J. Hackett; Liberator or pacifier : religion and women in Japan / Marilyn F. Nefsky
Spirit of fire : the life and vision of Teilhard de Chardin by Ursula King( Book )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Spirit of Fire is a popular biography of one of this century's most fascinating religious figures. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881-1955) was a Jesuit theologian, mystic, and scientist renowned for his pioneering field work in geology, paleontology, and human origins. His writings have inspired an international host of Teilhard societies. He was also a prophet in the expanding dialogue between religion, science, and, mysticism. In his views of humanity, divinity, and the universe Teilhard anticipated the echotheology of Thomas Berry and the creation spirituality of Matthew Fox." "As recounted in Spirit of Fire Teilhard's life intertwined a passionate intellect with spiritual adventure, a life of exploration of both the physical world and the soul. Steeped in the evolutionary views of contemporary science, Teilhard wrote with a rarely matched power of the real presence of God in the world. As King writes, Teilhard was a man "in love with the world, the world as a vast, living, tangible organism in which human beings belong as an integral part, and he was in love with God whose creative energy and living spirit pulsate throughout everything that is.""-- From book jacket
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin : writings by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gender, religion, and diversity : cross-cultural perspectives by Ursula King( Book )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gender Relation and Diversity provides an introduction to some of the most challenging perspectives in the contemporary study of gender and religion. This book is the outcome of an international collaboration between a wide range of researchers from different countries and fields of religious studies. The range and diversity of their contributions is the very strength of this book, for it shows how gendering works in studying different religious materials, whether foundational texts from the Bible or Koran philosophical ideas about truth, essentialism, history or symbolism, the impact of French feminist thinkers such as Irigaray or Kristeva, or again critical perspectives dealing with the impact of race, gender, and class on religion, or by deconstructing religious data from a postcolonial critical standpoint or examining the impact of imperialism and orientalism on religion and gender."--Jacket
Christian mystics : the spiritual heart of the Christian tradition by Ursula King( Book )

7 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mystic is one who seeks above all the knowledge and love of God, and who experiences to an extraordinary degree a profoundly personal encounter with the energy of divine life. A guide to mystics
Christ in all things : exploring spirituality with Teilhard de Chardin by Ursula King( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christ in All Things offers both a concise introduction to the spiritual vision of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin and a fascinating survey of contemporary themes in spirituality through a "Teilhardian" lens. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881-1955) was a French Jesuit theologian and scientist, renowned for his efforts to integrate Christian theology with the insights of evolutionary theory and modern cosmology. Though Teilhard's voice was marginalized during his lifetime, today his insights underlie many of the most important trends in contemporary spirituality. Ursula King shows how Teilhard's perception of "Christ in all things" was the key to his holistic vision. In successive chapters she examines how many contemporary discussions--concerning the sources of Christian spirituality, the role of mysticism, interfaith dialogue, ecological concerns, and the dialogue between faith and science--were prefigured in his work. (Publisher)
Turning points in religious studies : essays in honour of Geoffrey Parrinder by Ursula King( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faith and praxis in a postmodern age( Book )

9 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The search for spirituality : our global quest for a spiritual life by Ursula King( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Full of vision, hope, and inspiration, this profound and passionate manifesto provides a fascinating overview of the incredibly rich and diverse spiritual landscapes of the world-feeding a deep longing for a life of wholeness and meaning and a society of greater peace and justice. Drawing from a wide variety of faiths and secular traditions, this book looks at cultural diversity and religious pluralism; clarifies the meaning of spirituality in different languages, faiths, and societies; and shows how numerous new approaches to spirituality have emerged. Also explored are the spiritual dimensio
The spirit of one earth : reflections on Teilhard de Chardin and global spirituality by Ursula King( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religion in Europe : contemporary perspectives by Sean Gill( Book )

7 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spirituality and society in the new millennium( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teilhard de Chardin and Eastern religions : spirituality and mysticism in an evolutionary world by Ursula King( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teilhard de Chardin and Eastern Religions is, in part, an update of the 1980 classic, Toward a New Mysticism. Author Ursula King has extensively revised this work, adding new material as she traces Teilhard's encounter with Eastern thought. It includes an extensive bibliography and annotated study guide. Book jacket
A report on Hinduism in Britain by Ursula King( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voices of protest - voices of promise : exploring spirituality for a new age by Ursula King( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Women in the world's religions, past and present
Alternative Names
Brenke, Ursula 1938-

King, U.

King, U. (Ursula)

King, Ursula 1938-

English (211)

Spanish (2)

Dutch (1)

Women in the world's religions, past and presentChristian mystics : their lives and legacies throughout the agesFeminist theology from the Third World : a readerReligion and genderSpirit of fire : the life and vision of Teilhard de ChardinPierre Teilhard de Chardin : writingsGender, religion, and diversity : cross-cultural perspectivesChristian mystics : the spiritual heart of the Christian tradition