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Womanist interpretations of the Bible : expanding the discourse

Author: Gay L Byron; Vanessa Lovelace
Publisher: Atlanta : SBL Press, [2016]
Series: Semeia studies, no. 85.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Womanist Biblical Interpretation: Expanding the Discourse brings together cross-generational and cross-cultural readings of the Bible and other sacred sources by including scholars from the Caribbean, India, and Africa who have not traditionally fit into the narrow U.S., African American paradigm for understanding womanist biblical interpretation. The volume engages the reader in a wide range of interdisciplinary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Womanist interpretations of the Bible.
Atlanta, GA : SBL Press, [2016]
(DLC) 2016040615
(OCoLC)953441412
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gay L Byron; Vanessa Lovelace
ISBN: 9780884141846 0884141845
OCLC Number: 957705132
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 387 pages)
Contents: Introduction; Part 1: Gender and Sexuality; The Invisible Women: Number 30 and the Politics of Singleness in Africana Communities ; A Womanist Midrash of Delilah: Don't Hate the Playa Hate the Game ; The Song of Songs: Redeeming Gender Constructions in the Age of AIDS ; Part 2: Agency and Advocacy; Race, Gender, and the Politics of "Sass" : Reading Mark 7:24-30 through a Womanist Lens of Intersectionality and Inter(con)textuality ; Antitypes, Stereotypes, and Antetypes: Jezebel, The Sun Woman, and Contemporary Black Women. One More Time with Assata on My Mind: A Womanist Rereading of the Escape to Egypt (Matt 2:13-23) in Dialogue with an African American Woman Fugitive Narrative "Battered Love" : Exposing Abuse in the Book of Job ; Part 3: Foregrounding Women on the Margins; Black Collectors and Keepers of Tradition: Resources for a Womanist Biblical Ethic of (Re)Interpretation ; Flowing from Breast to Breast: An Examination of Dis/placed Motherhood in African American and Indian Wet Nurses ; "We Don't Give Birth to Thugs" : Family Values, Respectability Politics, and Jephthah's Mother. Part 4: Illuminating Biblical Children/ChildhoodOutrageous, Audacious, Courageous, Willful: Reading the Enslaved Girl of Acts 12 ; "Nobody's Free until Everybody's Free" : Exploring Gender and Class Injustice in a Story about Children (Luke 18:15-17) ; "I Will Make Boys Their Princes" : A Womanist Reading of Children in the Book of Isaiah ; Part 5: In Response; Miracles and Gifts: A Womanist Reading of John 14:12-14 and Ephesians 4:11-16 ; Looking Forward from the Horizon: A Response in Africana Sisterhood and Solidarity ; Challenged and Changed; The Road We Are Traveling; Contributors.
Series Title: Semeia studies, no. 85.
Responsibility: edited by Gay L. Byron and Vanessa Lovelace.

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"Womanist Biblical Interpretation: Expanding the Discourse brings together cross-generational and cross-cultural readings of the Bible and other sacred sources by including scholars from the Caribbean, India, and Africa who have not traditionally fit into the narrow U.S., African American paradigm for understanding womanist biblical interpretation. The volume engages the reader in a wide range of interdisciplinary methods and perspectives, such as gender and feminist criticism, social-scientific methods, post-colonial and psychoanalytical theory that emphasize the inherently intersectional dynamics of race, ethnicity, and class at work in womanist thought and analysis"--

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