Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2002. Another observations has to be mentioned. View FEMINIST READING of THE BIBLE Research Papers on for free. Reception history focuses on the reader or interpreter, how they receive the text in their particular historical and cultural setting. The Second Series of the Feminist Companion Series of the Bible. He is, as Christians understand it, God Himself stepping down into history, to provide the rescue we could not achieve on our own merit. Eugene OR: Wipf and Stock, 2015. & Guest Deryn , Transgender, Intersex, and Biblical Interpretation , (Society of Biblical Literature, Atlanta 2016 ).

Dube, Musa W. Postcolonial Feminist Interpretation of the Bible.

Segovia Fernando F. , '“Biblical Criticism and Postcolonial Studies: Toward a Postcolonial Optic” ', in R. S. Sugirtharajah (ed), The Postcolonial Bible , (Sheffield Academic , Sheffield 1998 ) 49 -65.

Beauvoir Simone de Parshley H. M. , The Second Sex , (Vintage , New York 1973 ) [French original, 1949].

Wright) - Duration: 1:28:38. �G���!5^��!~�� nO�Om�n_B�����N3��(^JC:����I ���i; �@u�(��ꊴɣi�3��B���J�[�0 Because they regard gender as a physical characteristic independent of societal norms and conventions, proponents of essentialism assume that women are different from men in their essence. Reading the words on the page is one thing. Barbara E. Reid (ed), Wisdom Commentary Series , (Liturgical , Collegeville 2015 ) 57 vols.. Rivlin Lilly , '“Lilith” ', in Enid Dame, Lilly Rivlin & Henry Wenkart (eds), Which Lilith? ]]>, An Invitation to Feminist Interpretation of the Scriptures. Chapter; Aa; Aa; Get access. Essentialism. Though I often heard messages of God’s love and acceptance, the only people in leadership in my church were male, God was consistently referred to with masculine pronouns, and the preaching consistently favored biblical men as the primary actors. It's here: Young Abigail , '“Hildegard of Bingen” ' (2012 ) : 259 -64 2012. They also disregard the emergence of queer and masculinity studies that have further explored the historical, cultural, socio-political, economic, and religious reasons for the prevalence of essentialism in gender discourse. This is not a metaphorical desert. And Other Readerly Questions to the Old Testament, The Bible after Babel: Historical Criticism in a Postmodern Age, Advances in Archaeological Method and Theory, “Demarginalizing the Intersection of Race and Sex: A Black Feminist Critique of Antidiscrimination Doctrine, Feminist Theory and Antiracist Politics”, Beyond God the Father: Toward a Philosophy of Women’s Liberation, Which Lilith?

Paul subverts the established “household codes” without trying to force changes that would have been considered disreputable from a cultural perspective.

y�mҺ0u�m�ۤ��ǠF� In Memory of Her: A Feminist Theological Reconstruction of Christian Origins. Genesis 3: The man and woman together participate in the first sin. Understanding that the Bible can either “reinforce sexism and violence toward women or [be] a powerful force for change,” Reid interprets a variety of biblical passages from a feminist perspective. Dube Musa W. , '“Divining Texts for International Relations: Matthew 15:21–28” ', in Edward P. Antonio (ed), Inculturation and Postcolonial Discourse in African Theology , (Peter Lang , New York 2006 ) 193 -208. In short, feminist biblical researchers have yet to receive the recognition, authority, and status for their scholarly accomplishments, insights, and innovations from scholarly and lay audiences. Amy-Jill Levine (ed), “Women Like This”: New Perspectives on Jewish Women in the Greco-Roman World , (Scholars, Atlanta 1991 ). Gender and Difference in the Hebrew Bible and Beyond , (Sheffield Phoenix, Sheffield 2007 ).

A visit to a Gothic cathedral can be an exercise in reception history. Q: Bronwen, after reading the Bible (King James version) please explain how it is possible to be both an ardent Feminist and Christian? Marchal Joseph A. , '“The Corinthian Women Prophets and Trans Activism: Rethinking Canonical Gender Claims” ', in Teresa J. Hornsby & Ken Stone (eds), Bible Trouble: Queer Reading at the Boundaries of Biblical Scholarship , (Society of Biblical Literature , Atlanta 2011 ) 223 -246. Feminist biblical scholars have pointed to various aspects of biblical language that some consider problematic when trying to foster equality between genders. Kwok Pui-Lan , '“Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza and Postcolonial Studies” ' (2009 ) 25 jfsr : 191 -97. There are many reasons why a more modern translation is just as good, and even better, ranging from easier readability for contemporary readers to greater accuracy.