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A feminist companion to the Acts of the Apostles

Author: Amy-Jill Levine; Marianne Blickenstaff
Publisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark, ©2004.
Series: Feminist companion to the New Testament and early Christian writings, 9.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this diverse collection of writings on the Acts of the Apostles, the contributors use a variety of approaches to address issues including ethnicity and class, economic and social status, construction of masculinity, and literary influences both behindand in front of the text.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Feminist companion to the Acts of the Apostles.
London ; New York : T & T Clark, ©2004
(OCoLC)607133573
Online version:
Feminist companion to the Acts of the Apostles.
London ; New York : T & T Clark, ©2004
(OCoLC)607608418
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy-Jill Levine; Marianne Blickenstaff
ISBN: 0826466729 9780826466723 0826462529 9780826462527
OCLC Number: 56646497
Description: xi, 242 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Amy-Jill Levine --
Reading Tabitha: a feminist reception history / Janice Capel Anderson --
What ever happened to those prophesying daughters? / Beverly Roberts Gaventa --
Thinking mission in Africa / Musimbi Kanyoro --
The power of the widows and how to suppress it (Acts 6.1-7) / Barbara E. Reid --
'Knock, knock--Who's there?' Acts 12.6-17 as a comedy of errors / Kathy Chambers --
Rhoda and Penelope: two more cases of Luke's suppression of women / Robert M. Price --
Lydia and her sisters as Lukan fictions / Dennis R. MacDonald --
Elite women, public religion, and Christian propaganda in Acts 16 / Shelly Matthews --
Women of 'the cloth' in Acts: sewing the word / F. Scott Spencer --
Lifestyles of the rich and Christian: women, wealth, and social freedom / James M. Arlandson --
Afterword to 'Household management and women's authority' / Virginia Burrus and Karen Torjesen --
Changing woman: toward a postcolonial postfeminist interpretation of Acts 16.6-40 / Jeffrey L. Staley --
Gendering violence: patterns of power and constructs of masculinity in the Acts of the Apostles / Todd Penner and Caroline vander Stichele.
Series Title: Feminist companion to the New Testament and early Christian writings, 9.
Responsibility: edited by Amy-Jill Levine with Marianne Blickenstaff.

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In this diverse collection of writings on the Acts of the Apostles, the contributors use a variety of approaches to address issues including ethnicity and class, economic and social status, construction of masculinity, and literary influences both behindand in front of the text.

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'A valuable volume with an excellant introduction by the editor!' Review in International Review of Biblical Studies, vol 51, 2004/05 "As is to be expected with a volume that promises to remember Read more...

 
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