The Bible and feminism : remapping the field / edited by Yvonne Sherwood ; with the assistance of Anna Fisk.

"This groundbreaking book breaks with established canons and resists some of the stereotypes of feminist biblical studies. It features a wide range of contributors who showcase new methodological and theoretical movements such as feminist materialisms, intersectionality, postidentitarian '...

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Other Authors: Sherwood, Yvonne., Fisk, Anna.
Format: Book
Published: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Edition:First edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Part I. Prophets and revolutionaries. Death and the maiden: manifestos, gender, self-canonization, and violence / Jorunn Økland
  • Joanna Southcott and Mabel Barltrop: interpreting Genesis and Revelation / Jane Shaw
  • The first woman question: Eve and the women's movement / Holly Morse
  • Reflections on reading the Bible: from flesh to female genius / Alison Jasper
  • Another Esther: Sor Juana's biblical self-portrait / Pamela Kirk Rappaport
  • Reading 'The revelations of the book, whose genesis was June': Emily Dickinson's hermeneutics of the heart / Jennifer Leader
  • Toni Morrison's Shulamites: the African-American song / Ilana Pardes
  • Stood weeping outside the tomb: dis(re)membering Mary Magdalene / Anna Fisk
  • Feminist remappings in times of neoliberalism / Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza
  • The wandering Jewess: feminism seeks the Shekhinah / Alicia Ostriker
  • Part II. An unconventional tour of the biblical canon, beyond the 'canons' of feminist/womanist criticism. The inheritance of Gehinnom: feminist midrash as a vehicle for contemporary Bible criticism / Deborah Kahn-Harris
  • Moses, feminism, and the male subject / Jennifer L. Koosed
  • Home at last: the local domain and female power / Rachel Havrelock
  • Judges 3 and the queer hermeneutics of carnophallogocentrism / Ken Stone
  • Forget it: the case of women's rituals in ancient Israel, or how to remember the woman of Endor / Ann Jeffers
  • Sexual politics and surveillance: a feminist, metonymic, Spinozan reading of Psalm 139 / Erin Runions
  • A foolish king, women, and wine: a dangerous cocktail from Lemuel's mother / Mercedes L. García Bachmann
  • My mother was a wandering Aramaean: a nomadic approach to the Hebrews Bible / Anne-Mareike Schol-Wetter
  • Queen Vashti's 'no' and what it can tell us about gender tools in biblical narrative / Deborah F. Sawyer
  • Miriam Ben Amram, or, how to make sense of the absence of women in the genealogies of Levi (1 Chronicles 5.27-6.66) / Ingeborg Löwisch
  • The politics of remembrance: genealogies of 1 Chronicles 1-9 and haunting memories in China / Wong Wai Ching Angela
  • Corporal ignorance: the refusal of embodied memory / Jennifer A. Glancy
  • Can an adulteress save Jesus?: the pericope adulterae, feminist interpretation, and the limits of narrative agency / Jennifer Knust
  • Pinkwashing Paul, excepting Jesus: the politics of intersectionality, identification, and respectability / Joseph A. Marchal
  • Embodied temporalities: health, illness, and the matter of feminist biblical interpretation / Denise K. Buell
  • Unveiling the European woman / Fatima Tofighi
  • Part III. Offpage: actualizations and performances of scripture beyond Protestant models of 'reading'. The ancient goddess, the biblical scholar, and the religious past: re-imagining divine women / Francesca Stavrakopoulou
  • Seeing double: textual and archaeological images of Israelite women / Carol Meyers
  • 'Limping, yet made to climb a mountain!': re-reading the Vashti character in the HIV and AIDS South African context / Madipoane Masenya (Ngwan'a Mphahlele)
  • The reproductive rite: (in)fertility in the Ashanti and ancient Hebrew context / Janice Ewurama De-Whyte Sarfo
  • 'But I still read the Bible!': post-Christian women's biblicalism / Dawn Llewellyn
  • Sneaky snakes: seduction, the biblical imagination, and activating art / Mieke Bal
  • Material world: gender and the Bible in evangelical purity culture / Sara Moslener
  • Muslim liberative approaches and legal dilemmas towards gender justice / Zayn Kassam
  • Scripturalizing and the Second Amendment / Rosamond C. Rodman
  • The impossibility of queering the mother: new sightings of the Virgin Mother in the 'secular' state / Yvonne Sherwood.