Introducing the Women's Hebrew Bible Hardback

Feminism, Gender Justice, and the Study of the Old Testament

by Susanne Scholz;

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Introducing the Women's Hebrew Bible

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Introducing the Women's Hebrew Bible is an up-to-date feminist introduction to the historical, socio-political, and academic developments of feminist biblical scholarship. In the second edition of this popular text Susanne Scholz offers new insights into the diverse field of feminist studies on the Hebrew Bible. Scholz provides a new introductory survey of the history of feminism more broadly, giving context to its rise in biblical studies, before looking at the history and issues as they relate specifically to feminist readings and readers of the Hebrew Bible. Scholz then presents the life and work of several influential feminist scholars of the Bible, outlining their career paths and the characteristics of their work. The volume also outlines how to relate the Bible to sexual violence and feminist postcolonial demands. Two new chapters further delineate recent developments in feminist biblical studies. One chapter addresses the relationship between feminist exegesis and queer theory as well as masculinity studies. Another chapter problematizes the gender discourse as it has emerged in the Christian Right's approaches to the Old Testament.

Introducing the Women's Hebrew Bible by Susanne Scholz was published by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC in June 2017. The ISBN for Introducing the Women's Hebrew Bible is 9780567663375.

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Details for Introducing the Women's Hebrew Bible

Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherBloomsbury Publishing PLC (June 2017)
Edition2nd Revised edition
Number of Pages176
Thickness20 mm
Height234 mm
Width156 mm
Product Code4490491
Page last updated 24th May 2018
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