The Resource Handbook of women Biblical interpreters : a historical and biographical guide, Marion Ann Taylor, editor ; Agnes Choi, associate editor, (ebook)

Handbook of women Biblical interpreters : a historical and biographical guide, Marion Ann Taylor, editor ; Agnes Choi, associate editor, (ebook)

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Handbook of women Biblical interpreters : a historical and biographical guide
Title
Handbook of women Biblical interpreters
Title remainder
a historical and biographical guide
Statement of responsibility
Marion Ann Taylor, editor ; Agnes Choi, associate editor
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Language
eng
Summary
The history of women interpreters of the Bible is a neglected area of study. Marion Taylor presents a one-volume reference tool that introduces readers to a wide array of women interpreters of the Bible from the entire history of Christianity. Her research has implications for understanding biblical interpretation--especially the history of interpretation--and influencing contemporary study of women and the Bible. Contributions by 130 top scholars introduce foremothers of the faith who address issues of interpretation that continue to be relevant to faith communities today, such as women's roles in the church and synagogue and the idea of religious feminism. Women's interpretations also raise awareness about differences in the ways women and men may read the Scriptures in light of differences in their life experiences.This handbook will prove useful to ministers as well as to students of the Bible, who will be inspired, provoked, and challenged by the women introduced here. The volume will also provide a foundation for further detailed research and analysis.Interpreters include Elizabeth Rice Achtemeier, Saint Birgitta of Sweden, Catherine Mumford Booth, Anne Bradstreet, Catherine of Siena, Clare of Assisi, Egeria, Elizabeth I, Hildegard, Julian of Norwich, Th<U+00d4>er<U+00df>ese of Lisieux, Marcella, Henrietta C. Mears, Florence Nightingale, Phoebe Palmer, Faltonia Betitia Proba, Pandita Ramabai, Christina Georgina Rossetti, Dorothy Leigh Sayers, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Harriet Beecher Stowe, St. Teresa of Avila, Sojourner Truth, and Susanna Wesley
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Midwest
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220.6092/52
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Taylor, Marion Ann
  • Choi, Agnes
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Women Biblical scholars
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adult
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Handbook of women Biblical interpreters : a historical and biographical guide, Marion Ann Taylor, editor ; Agnes Choi, associate editor, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781441238672
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11703907
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11703907
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MWT11703907
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Handbook of women Biblical interpreters : a historical and biographical guide, Marion Ann Taylor, editor ; Agnes Choi, associate editor, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781441238672
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11703907
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11703907
System control number
MWT11703907
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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