Engaging the Bible: Critical Readings from Contemporary Women

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Hee An Choi, Katheryn Pfisterer Darr
Fortress Press - 150 sider
Bringing together some of the leading luminaries in feminist, womanist, and multicultural critical biblical studies in this book, each woman describes her unique perspective and offers her reading of a particular biblical scene. This is an ideal text for courses on feminist and multicultural biblical interpretation and includes discussion questions for each chapter and a list of suggested readings.

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Indhold

A Prophetic Apocalyptic Reading Resurrection in Prophetic Context Poor Man Lazarus and Christian Agency
1
A Postcolonlal Reading Sexual Morality and National Politics Reading Biblical Loose Women
21
A Communal Reading SeeJudgeAct A Different Approach to Bible Study
47
A Critical Feminist Emancipative Reading Invitation to Dance in the Open House of Wisdom Feminist Study of the Bible
81
A Critical Relational Reading A Path Wide Open Toward a Critical Relationship with the Christian Bible
105
Conclusion
127
Notes
132
Index
146
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Side 15 - But Abraham said, Son, remember that thou in thy lifetime receivedst thy good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things: but now he is comforted, and thou art tormented. And beside all this, between us and you there is a great gulf fixed; so that they which would pass from hence to you cannot; neither can they pass to us, that would come from thence.
Side 113 - So God created man in His own image, in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them. And God blessed them, and God said to them, "Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth and subdue it; and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the air and over every living thing that moves upon the earth.
Side 53 - Thus saith the Lord God unto these bones; Behold, I will cause breath to enter into you and ye shall live: And I will lay sinews upon you, and will bring up flesh upon you, and cover you with skin, and put breath in you, and ye shall live; and ye shall know that I am the Lord.
Side 48 - And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.
Side 53 - Then said he unto me, Prophesy unto the wind, prophesy, son of man, and say to the wind, Thus saith the Lord God; Come from the four winds, O breath, and breathe upon these slain, that they may live.
Side 1 - If we do not now dare everything, the fulfillment of that prophecy, recreated from the Bible in song by a slave, is upon us: God gave Noah the rainbow sign, No more water, the fire next time!13 Next time may be closer than we think. 12. James Baldwin, The Fire Next Time (New York: The Dial Press, 1962), p.

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