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When momma speaks : the Bible and motherhood from a womanist perspective

Author: Stephanie R Buckhanon Crowder
Publisher: Louisville, Kentucky : Westminster John Knox Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Stephanie Buckhanon Crowder provides an engaging womanist reading of mother characters in the Old and New Testaments. After providing a brief history of womanist biblical interpretation, she shows how the stories of several biblical mothers--Hagar, Rizpah, Bathsheba, Mary, the Canaanite woman, and Zebedee's wife--can be powerful sources for critical reflection, identification, and empowerment. Crowder also explores  Read more...
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Crowder, Stephanie R. Buckhanon, 1969-
When momma speaks.
Louisville, Ky : Westminster John Knox Press, [2016]
(DLC) 2016015073
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephanie R Buckhanon Crowder
ISBN: 9780664239251 0664239250
OCLC Number: 944474343
Description: xvii, 129 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part 1. Setting the stage. Being an African American mother --
Womanist maternal thought --
Womanist biblical interpretation --
Part 2. Revealing the characters. Hagar: a homeless mother (Genesis 16 and 21:8-21) --
Rizpah: a childless mother (2 Samuel 21:1-14) --
Bathsheba: a fearless mother (1 Kings 1:11-31) --
Mary: a favor(less) mother (Luke 1:26-38) --
The Canaanite woman: a relentless mother (Matthew 15:21-28) --
Zebedee's wife: a shameless mother (Matthew 20:20-28) --
Part 3. Final act. Where do we go from here?
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