Sharing Her Word: Feminist Biblical Interpretation in Context (Paperback)

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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.

About the Author

Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza, past president of the Society of Biblical Literature, is Krister Stendahl Professor of Scripture and Interpretation at Harvard Divinity School, and a founding coeditor of Feminist Studies in Religion. She is the author of many books, including "Bread Not Stone" and "But She Said." She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Praise For…

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

Product Details
ISBN: 9780807012338
ISBN-10: 0807012335
Publisher: Beacon Press (MA)
Publication Date: August 1st, 1999
Pages: 240
Language: English