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Sharing Her Word: Feminist Biblical Interpretation in Context

by Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza

PUBLISHED: 31st August 1999
ISBN: 9780807012338
ANNOTATION:
Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza-who "stands among the most articulate and respected theologians who have challenged the silence and marginality . . . of Christian women" ("The New York Times Book Review")-explores postmodernist biblical studies through feminist interpretation in "Sharing Her Word." She reclaims the work of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century feminist biblical interpreters, reassessing their influence on current thought. Through analyses of biblical passages, she shows us how reimagining the Bible can contribute to the spiritual struggle for a more just world. Spirited and accessible, "Sharing Her Word" is essential reading for all who want to understand how the Bible shapes our lives.
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PUBLISHED: 31st August 1999
ISBN: 9780807012338
ANNOTATION:
Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza-who "stands among the most articulate and respected theologians who have challenged the silence and marginality . . . of Christian women" ("The New York Times Book Review")-explores postmodernist biblical studies through feminist interpretation in "Sharing Her Word." She reclaims the work of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century feminist biblical interpreters, reassessing their influence on current thought. Through analyses of biblical passages, she shows us how reimagining the Bible can contribute to the spiritual struggle for a more just world. Spirited and accessible, "Sharing Her Word" is essential reading for all who want to understand how the Bible shapes our lives.

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Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza-who "stands among the most articulate and respected theologians who have challenged the silence and marginality . . . of Christian women" ("The New York Times Book Review")-explores postmodernist biblical studies through feminist interpretation in "Sharing Her Word." She reclaims the work of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century feminist biblical interpreters, reassessing their influence on current thought. Through analyses of biblical passages, she shows us how reimagining the Bible can contribute to the spiritual struggle for a more just world. Spirited and accessible, "Sharing Her Word" is essential reading for all who want to understand how the Bible shapes our lives.

Publisher Description

Elisabeth Sch ssler Fiorenza-who "stands among the most articulate and respected theologians who have challenged the silence and marginality . . . of Christian women" (The New York Times Book Review)-explores postmodernist biblical studies through feminist interpretation in Sharing Her Word. She reclaims the work of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century feminist biblical interpreters, reassessing their influence on current thought. Through analyses of biblical passages, she shows us how reimagining the Bible can contribute to the spiritual struggle for a more just world. Spirited and accessible, Sharing Her Word is essential reading for all who want to understand how the Bible shapes our lives.

Author Biography

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

Review

As in all her works, her discussion is engaging, provocative and challenging. --Publishers Weekly

Product Details

Author
Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza
Short Title
SHARING HER WORD
Pages
240
Language
English
ISBN-10
0807012335
ISBN-13
9780807012338
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Year
1999
Publication Date
1999-08-31
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
1st
Residence
Cambridge, MA, US
Publisher
Beacon Press (MA)
Subtitle
Feminist Biblical Interpretation in Context
Audience
General/Trade