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Bread Not Stone: The Challenge of Feminist Biblical Interpretation

by Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza

PUBLISHED: 31st July 1995
ISBN: 9780807012314
ANNOTATION:
This feminist classic explores the ways in which women can read the Christian Bible with full understanding of both its oppressive and its liberating functions.
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PUBLISHED: 31st July 1995
ISBN: 9780807012314
ANNOTATION:
This feminist classic explores the ways in which women can read the Christian Bible with full understanding of both its oppressive and its liberating functions.

Annotation

This feminist classic explores the ways in which women can read the Christian Bible with full understanding of both its oppressive and its liberating functions.

Publisher Description

"Schussler 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

Author Biography

Fiorenza is Krister Stendalh Professor of Scripture and Interpretation at Harvard Divinity School

Review

"Elisabeth Schussler 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." --Elaine H. Pagels The New York Times Book Review "Schussler Fiorenza has provided the feminist reader a valuable new and redemptive way to read the received Bible." --Los Angeles Times

Product Details

Author
Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza
Edition Description
Anniversary
Language
English
Edition
10th
ISBN-10
0807012319
ISBN-13
9780807012314
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Year
1995
Publication Date
1995-07-31
Subtitle
The Challenge of Feminist Biblical Interpretation : with a New Afterword
Country of Publication
United States
Short Title
BREAD NOT STONE ANNIV/E 10/E
Residence
Cambridge, MA, US
Publisher
Beacon Press (MA)
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
Pages
223
Audience
General/Trade
UK Release Date
1995-07-31
AU Release Date
2018-09-01
NZ Release Date
2018-09-01
US Release Date
2018-09-01