Engaging the Bible in a gendered world : an introduction to feminist biblical interpretation in honor of Katharine Doob Sakenfeld / Linda Day, Carolyn Pressler, editors.

"In this introductory textbook, widely respected scholars introduce students to the methods, issues, and theoretical frameworks central to feminist biblical interpretation. In highly accessible essays, the book covers the history, achievements, and cutting-edge questions in the area of gender a...

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Other Authors: Sakenfeld, Katharine Doob, 1940-, Day, Linda., Pressler, Carolyn, 1952-
Format: Book
Published: Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox Press, ©2006.
Edition:1st ed.
Table of Contents:
  • Overview:
  • 1. The feminist movement meets the Old Testament: one woman's perspective / Kathleen M. O'Connor
  • Part I. Perspectives:
  • 2. Communication as communion: elements in a hermeneutic of lo cotidiano / Ada María Isasi-Díaz
  • 3. Womanist biblical interpretation / Nyasha Junior
  • 4. Reading Ruth 3:1-5 from an Asian woman's perspective / Anna May Say Pa
  • 5. My sister Sarah: on being a woman in the first world / Beth LaNeel Tanner
  • 6. Untying the knot?: masculinity, violence, and the creation-fall story of Genesis 2-4 / Dennis T. Olson
  • Part II. Texts:
  • 7. Ruth the Moabite: identity, kinship, and otherness / Eunny P. Lee
  • 8. Seeing the older woman: Naomi in high definition / Jacqueline Lapsley
  • 9. Wisdom and the feminine in the Hebrew Bible / Linda Day
  • 10. "I am black and beautiful": the song, Cixous, and écriture féminine / F.W. Dobbs-Allsopp
  • 11. Job's wife / C.L. Seow
  • Part III. Issues:
  • 12. Image and imagination: why inclusive language matters / Christie Cozad Neuger
  • 13. Rupturing God-language: the metaphor of God as midwife in Psalm 22 / L. Juliana M. Claasens
  • 14. Yahweh's significant other / J.J.M. Roberts and Kathryn L. Roberts
  • 15. Women, violence, and the Bible / Nancy R. Bowen
  • 16. The "biblical view" of marriage / Carolyn Pressler
  • Part IV. Intersections:
  • 17. Feminist interpretation and biblical theology / Phyllis A. Bird
  • 18. Feminist interpretation for the laity / Freda A. Gardner
  • 19. What I have learned from my sisters / Patrick D. Miller
  • The accomplishments of Katharine Doob Sakenfeld / Sarah Zhang.