A Feminist Companion to Reading the Bible: Approaches, Methods and Strategies

Athalya Brenner and Carole Fontaine

A Feminist Companion to Reading the Bible: Approaches, Methods and Strategies
A Feminist Companion to Reading the Bible: Approaches, Methods and Strategies

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This valuable resource both presents and demonstrates the numerous developments in feminist criticsm of the Bible and the enormous rage of influence that feminist criticism has come to have in biblical studies.

The purpose of the book is to raise issues of method that are largely glossed over or merely implied n most non-feminist works on the Bible. The editors hve inclded broadly theoretical essays on feminist methods and the various roels they may play in research and pedagogy, as well as non-feminist essays that hae direct bearing on the methods or subject matter that feminists use, as well as reading that illustrate the variety of methodological strategies adopted by feminist scholars.

Some 30 scholars, from North America and Europe, have contributed to this Companion.

Pages: 654
Publisher: Routledge
Published: 2001
ISBN-10: 1579583504
ISBN-13: 9781579583507

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Denver Seminary Journal December 5, 2009 4.5 5
A wide variety of essays by women and men on methods for reading, examples of interpretation, and interaction with a wide variety of religious and cultural influences on the formation and religious use of the Hebrew Bible. [Full Review]

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