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PhD candidate, St. Vincent School of Theology
(Manila, Philippines) Lecturer, Bina Nusantara University
While at CWCIT, Petrus Lakonawa's research focuses on the metaphor of
rechem (womb), the root metaphor of Mother (Shekinah, Lady Wisdom,
Sophia), and the concept of
rachamim (mercy and compassion) in talking about the relational with God. His exploration revolves around the issues of feminist symbols, analogies, and metaphors in theological discourses to promote more inclusive and emancipatory God-talks, positive regard for woman, body, and ecology as well as to inspire a more compassionate and egalitarian world.