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Women in the biblical world : a survey of Old and New Testament perspectives

Author: Elizabeth A McCabe
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : University Press of America, [2009-] ©2009 ©2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book encompasses the latest research in feminist biblical scholarship. New angles of interpretation and fresh perspectives regarding often overlooked biblical women will be gained from the pages  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth A McCabe
ISBN: 9780761846772 0761846778 9780761853879 0761853871
OCLC Number: 757345972
Description: volumes ; 23 cm
Contents: Volume 1. Women in the world of Hebrew scripture. Answers to unresolved questions : a closer look at Adam and Eve in Genesis 2-3 / Elizabeth A. McCabe --
A biological consideration for the extended period of impurity after the birth of a daughter in ancient Israel / Karen Fitz La Barge --
Rahab in rehab : Christian interpretation of the Madame from Jericho / William L. Lyons --
Achsah, the raped Pîlegeš, and the book of Judges / Tammi J. Schneider --
You are a Bible child : exploring the lives of children and mothers through the Elisha cycle / Julie Faith Parker --
Refusing the Syrophoenician woman : the disparate perspectives of Jesus, Mark, and feminist critiques / Lynn B.E. Jencks --
Blessing the first birth : a feminist critical reading of Luke 11:27-28 / Victoria Phillips --
A reevaluation of Phoebe in Romans 16:1-2 as a diakonos and prostatis : exposing the inaccuracies of English translations / Elizabeth A. McCabe --
Junia : woman and apostle / Hope Stephenson --
In search of the voice of women in the churches : revisiting the command to silence women in 1 Corinthians 14:34-35 / Lee A. Johnson --
Bad girls or good ascetics? : the gynaikaria of the pastoral epistles / Gail P. Streete. Volume 2. A survey of Old and New Testament perspectives. A liberating look at Tamar in Genesis 38 / Nathan E. Rutenbeck --
Who is interpreting the text? : a feminist Jewish hermeneutic of Deborah / Tammi J. Schneider --
Manoah's wife : gender inversion in a patriarchal birth narrative / Rob Fleenor --
Defending Queen Vashti in Esther 1:10-12 : what her attorney might say / Elizabeth A. McCabe --
A clever twist to a classic tale : a fresh perspective on Job's wife in Job 2:9 / Caitlin Norton --
Hat or hair in 1 Corinthians 11:2-16 or does it matter? : what are Christian women to do? / William R. Baker --
Women in Greco-Roman education and its implications for 1 Corinthians 14 and 1 Timothy 2 / James Riley Estep, Jr. --
Prayer and syncretism in 1 Timothy / Frank Ritchel Ames and J. David Miller.
Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth A. McCabe.


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There are few matters that, historically, have been overlooked as much as women's roles in the Bible. Volume 2 of Women in the Biblical World is therefore welcome, as its contributors bring Read more...

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