Feminist Approaches to the Bible

Symposium at the Smithsonian Institution September 24, 1994 by Tikva Frymer-Kensky

Publisher: Biblical Archaeology Society

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    ContributionsPhyllis Trible (Editor), Pamela J. Milne (Contributor), Smithsonian Resident Associate Program (Corporate Author), Hershel Shanks (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8678843M
    ISBN 101880317419
    ISBN 109781880317419

Get this from a library! Countertraditions in the Bible: a feminist approach. [Ilana Pardes] -- In this eye-opening book, Ilana Pardes explores the tense dialogue between dominant patriarchal discourses of the Bible and counter female voices. Her findings lead to reassessments of patriarchal. The problem was that the introduction itself grew to about pages, so it was published as a book, Feminism and the Bible: An Introduction to Feminism for Christians (College Press, —no longer in print). In this book I explain the four main types of feminism as they relate to the Bible. Get this from a library! The dissenting reader: feminist approaches to the Hebrew Bible. [Eryl W Davies] -- "Eryl W. Davies introduces a wide range of feminist approaches to the Hebrew Bible: from critics who recover neglected perspectives in the biblical . Description: Feminist Theory and the Bible: Interrogating the Sources conceptualizes, contextualizes and maps a new kind of burgeoning scholarship that has grown up in recent decades. This scholarship emerged in the margins of Feminist Studies and Biblical Studies and has yet to find a foothold in either one of these more established contexts.

The aim of this study is to descibe the main characteistics of some approaches within feminist hermeneutics. The following approaches have been idenified by Carolyn Osiek: 'rejeciorust Author: Carolyn Osiek. Get this from a library! Feminist approaches to the Bible: symposium at the Smithsonian Institution, Septem [Phyllis Trible; Hershel Shanks; Smithsonian Resident Associate Program.;]. Recent Research in Biblical Studies, 5. Buy this book now from SBL: Description: This is the first of a set of three volumes reviewing the progress of feminist Hebrew Bible scholarship over the last 40 years. In it, fourteen essayists focus on the feminist work on each of the biblical books. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 22 cm: Contents: 1. Preliminary excavations --Miriam and her brothers Creation according to Eve --Elizabeth Cady Stanton --Simone de Beauvoir and Kate Millett --Phyllis Trible --Esther Fuchs --Mieke Bal --The Book of J --Conclusion Beyond Genesis 3: The politics of maternal naming --Maternal naming.

[REVIEW] Beverly Zink-Sawyer - - Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology 52 (3) Feminist Approaches to Philosophy in Philosophy of Gender, Book Review: Feminist Interpretation: The Bible in Women's PerspectiveFeminist Interpretation: The Bible in Women's Perspective, bySchottroffLuise, SchwerSilvia and WackerMarie. by Princess O’Nika Auguste “Esther Talking to Mordecai” By Aert de Gelder – Google Art Project, Public Domain, from Wikipedia. In the biblical book of Esther, two women are given prominence: Vashti, the wife of the king of Persia at the beginning of the story, and Esther, who became the new queen after Vashti was banished for her disobedience to the king.

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This book is actually a series of lectures presented at the Smithsonian in a symposium in The presenters are several women who are Professors of Theology at various universities.

The subject matter ranges from a re-thinking of the story of Adam and Eve; a look at the patriarchical themes throughout the Bible /5. Feminist Approaches to the Bible This book, developed from a popular symposium sponsored by the Biblical Archaeology Society and the Smithsonian Institution, invites readers to ask how modern notions of gender equality can be reconciled with the largely patriarchal world in which the Bible was written and understood.4/5(1).

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Feminist Approaches to the Bible By Hershel Shanks Phyllis Trible Tikva Frymer-Kensky Pamela J. Milne Jane Schaberg This book, developed from a popular symposia sponsored by the Biblical Archaeology Society and the Smithsonian Institution, offers readers exciting, new ways to deepen their appreciation and understanding of Biblical texts.

A Feminist Companion to Reading the Bible: Approaches, Methods and Strategies forms a conclusion to the series of 10 volumes published in the groundbreaking Feminist Companion to the Bible since After reading this book you will realize that reading the Bible from a feminist perspective is like seeing a picture in 3-D rather than 2.

You will see the freedom and liberty that God intends for all people. I think you'll also agree that without feminist interpretation some of the riches and depths of the Bible are by: Feminist Approaches to the Bible This book, developed from a popular symposia sponsored by the Biblical Archaeology Society and the Smithsonian Institution, offers readers exciting, new ways to deepen their appreciation and understanding of Biblical texts.

Reading the Bible as a feminist. [be] a powerful force for change,” Reid interprets a variety of biblical passages from a feminist perspective. Though she generally focuses on gender dynamics within the text, Reid’s understanding that feminism is “committed to the humanity, dignity, and equality of all persons” means she also.

Feminist biblical exegesis works to create an egalitarian reading of the Bible, where men and women have different roles, but those roles are of equal importance. Lastly, feminist biblical interpretation reclaims the Bible by.

Fuchs classifies the feminist approaches dominant in Hebrew Bible studies into three categories: gynocritic, pluralist, and feminist—giving concrete examples from each and positioning her own work within the intellectual topography she describes.

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A Feminist Companion to Reading the Bible book. Approaches, Methods and by: Book Description Eryl W. Davies introduces a wide range of feminist approaches to the Hebrew Bible: from critics who recover neglected perspectives in the biblical text to those who reject the biblical traditions in their entirety.

biblical scholarship. Since then, feminist interpreters have adopted at least three different lenses for reading the Bible, including those that I will term rejectionist, loyalist, and revisionist.

Rejectionists consider the Bible, the religions based on it, and the traditions that developed from it sinful and Size: 46KB. Book Summary: The title of this book is Feminist Approaches to the Bible and it was written by Tikva Frymer-Kensky, Pamela J.

Milne, Jane Schaberg. This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This particular edition is in a Paperback : Biblical feminist criticism is an approach to biblical interpretation that employs a particular feminist method to critique the biblical text. Because of its views of objectivity, feminist criticism challenges the idea of an objective method of biblical interpretation and questions that objective biblical truth is possible.

Feminist Christians draw up 'A Women's Bible' in a bid to stop the holy book being used to justify subjugating women. Professors Elisabeth Parmentier (left). Esther, the Jewish heroine of the biblical book that bears her name, bravely intervenes on behalf of her people to save them from destruction.

Femmes Fatales in the Bible. Biblical femmes fatales such as Judith, Delilah, and Salome, using their charms to accomplish lethal hidden agendas, epitomize the male fantasy of predatory female sexuality.

Countertraditions in the Bible: a feminist approach User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict Pardes begins with a thorough anlaysis of six leading feminist discussions of the biblical creation. Angry Women Create Their Own “Feminist Bible Version” Novem News Division [France 24] GENEVA – Tired of seeing their holy texts used to justify the subjugation of women, a group of feminist theologians from across the Protestant-Catholic divide have joined forces to draft “A Women’s Bible”.

In this eye-opening book, llana Pardes explores the tense dialogue between dominant patriarchal discourses of the Bible and counter female voices. Pardes studies women's plots and subplots, dreams and pursuits, uncovering the diverse and at /5.

Buy Feminist Approaches to the Bible by Trible, Smithsonian Resident Associate Program online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. But persons who term themselves biblical feminists make a significant break with the secularists’ approach. Secular feminism centers around competing for equal rights; biblical feminism centers around creating equal opportunities to serve.

The secular feminist says, “I am entitled to compete on an equal basis with men.”. "Jesus Feminist is a critically important work; a must-read for everyone in the Church." Nish Weiseth "Jesus Feminist is a book that needed to be written.

With honest vulnerability and a strong biblical foundation, Sarah Bessey shares her very personal journey and insight regarding the roles and qualifications for women in ministry."Brand: Howard Books. Womanist Interpretations of the Bible: Expanding the Discourse is a long-awaited collection of original essays that features bold new womanist approaches to biblical hermeneutics.

We first conceived of this volume through a series of conversations, which first began at the annualFile Size: 1MB. Feminist Theory and the Bible: Interrogating the Sources conceptualizes, contextualizes and maps a new kind of burgeoning scholarship that has grown up in recent decades.

This scholarship emerged in the margins of Feminist Studies and Biblical Studies and has yet to find a foothold in either one of these more established : Esther Fuchs. The uniqueness of feminist theology is its use of women's experience to expose the male-centered bias of classical theology and articulate a faith that incorporates full humanity.

The Bible as Political Artifact: On the Feminist Study of the Hebrew Bible Scholz, Susanne Minneapolis: Fortress, pp. xxii + $ Description: Biblical studies and the teaching of biblical studies are clearly changing, though it is less clear what the changes mean and how we should evaluate them.

In this book, Susanne Scholz engages some of the issues as she has encountered them in.Relying on centripetal and centrifugal approaches to feminist knowledge, theory, and politics in reading the Bible, the author aims to reposition feminist biblical scholarship as “political engagement for epistemological transformation” (p.

). Jost, Renate.Vashti and Esther: A Feminist Perspective. The relationship between the two Persian queens is integral to understanding the Purim story.

meaning “scroll,” it is usually used to refer to the scroll of Esther (Megillat Esther, also known as the Book of Esther), a book of the Bible traditionally read twice during the holiday of Purim Author: Wendy Amsellem.