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An Introduction To Womanist Biblical Interpretation

Author : Nyasha Junior
ISBN : 9780664259877
Genre : Religion
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An Introduction to Womanist Biblical Interpretation provides a much-needed introduction to womanist approaches to biblical interpretation. It argues that womanist biblical interpretation is not simply a byproduct of feminist biblical interpretation but part of a distinctive tradition of African American women's engagement with biblical texts. While womanist biblical interpretation is relatively new in the development of academic biblical studies, African American women are not newcomers to biblical interpretation. Written in an accessible style, this volume highlights the importance of both the Bible and race in the development of feminism and the emergence of womanism. It provides a history of feminist biblical interpretation and discusses the current state of womanist biblical interpretation as well as critical issues related to its development and future. Although some African American women identify themselves as "womanists," the term, its usage, its features, and its connection to feminism remain widely misunderstood. This excellent textbook is perfect for helping to introduce readers to the development and applications of womanist biblical interpretation.
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Engaging The Bible In A Gendered World

Author : Linda Day
ISBN : 9780664229108
Genre : Religion
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In highly accessible essays, the book covers the history, achievements, and cutting-edge questions in the area of gender and biblical scholarship, including violence and the Bible, female biblical God imagery, and sexuality."--Jacket.
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Womanist Midrash

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ISBN : 9781611648126
Genre : Religion
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Womanist Midrash is an in-depth and creative exploration of the well- and lesser-known women of the Hebrew Scriptures. Using her own translations, Gafney offers a midrashic interpretation of the biblical text that is rooted in the African American preaching tradition to tell the stories of a variety of female characters, many of whom are often overlooked and nameless. Gafney employs a solid understanding of womanist and feminist approaches to biblical interpretation and the sociohistorical culture of the ancient Near East. This unique and imaginative work is grounded in serious scholarship and will expand conversations about feminist and womanist biblical interpretation.
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Wisdom Ways

Author : Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza
ISBN : 9781608332526
Genre : Religion
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Feminist Biblical Interpretation

Author : Luise Schottroff
ISBN : 9780802860972
Genre : Religion
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The original German edition of Feminist Biblical Interpretation received high acclaim and widespread positive reviews in Europe. That groundbreaking reference tool for contextual biblical interpretation is here available in English for the first time. With contributions from more than sixty female scholars, this is the only one-volume feminist commentary on the entire Bible, including books that are relatively uncharted territory for feminist theology.
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A Postcolonial Commentary On The New Testament Writings

Author : Fernando F. Segovia
ISBN : 9780567637079
Genre : Religion
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A comprehensive analysis of the New Testament from the perspective of postcolonial criticism, this title enables readers to relate biblical texts more sharply to the perennial geopolitical issues of imperialism and colonialism.
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Author : Anthony C. Thiselton
ISBN : 9780802864109
Genre : Religion
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Here, Anthony Thiselton brings together his encyclopedic knowledge of hermeneutics and his nearly four decades of teaching on the subject to provide an ideal textbook which takes the reader through the time-honoured interpretation techniques of the past and on to modern times.
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Call And Consequences

Author : Raquel Annette St. Clair
ISBN : 9781451416473
Genre : Religion
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* A womanist reading of the Gospel of Mark * Addresses questions of the necessity of suffering
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Bread Not Stone

Author : Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza
ISBN : 0807012319
Genre : Religion
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"Schüssler Fiorenza stands among the most articulate and respected theologians who have challenged the silence and marginality that have characterized the great majority of Christian women for nearly 2,000 years. . . . Bread Not Stone engages issues, explicit and implicit, that are sure to spark discussion, argument, and reflection among thoughtful Christians." -The New York Times Book Review
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But She Said

Author : Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza
ISBN : 0807012157
Genre : Literary Criticism
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One of the world's leading feminist theologians demonstrates how reading the Bible can be spiritually and politically empowering for women. "Schüssler Fiorenza challenges us to destroy the dominant models of biblical interpretations that have held some people in subordination and to construct models that foster emancipatory faith communities." -National Catholic Reporter
Category: Literary Criticism