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Baruch and the Letter of Jeremiah
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It is our hope that Wisdom Commentary, by making the best of current feminist biblical scholarship available in an accessible format to ministers, preachers, teachers, scholars, and students, will aid all readers in their advancement toward God's vision of dignity, equality, and justice for all. The aim of this commentary is to provide feminist interpretation of Scripture in serious, scholarly engagement with the whole text, not only those texts that explicitly mention women. A central concern is the world in front of the text, that is, how the text is heard and appropriated by women. At the same time, this commentary aims to be faithful to the ancient text, to explicate the world behind the text, where appropriate, and not impose contemporary questions onto the ancient texts. The commentary addresses not only issues of gender (which are primary in this project) but also those of power, authority, ethnicity, racism, and classism, which all intersect.
Each volume incorporates diverse voices and differing interpretations from different parts of the world, showing the importance of social location in the process of interpretation and that there is no single definitive feminist interpretation of a text.
Baruch and the Letter of Jeremiah by Marie-Theres Wacker was published by Liturgical Press in October 2015. The ISBN for Baruch and the Letter of Jeremiah is 9780814681558.
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|Page last updated||3rd December 2016|
|Author / Artist||Marie-Theres Wacker|
|Publisher||Liturgical Press (October 2015)|
|Number of Pages||144|