By Marion Ann Taylor
The background of girls interpreters of the Bible is a ignored zone of analysis. Marion Taylor offers a one-volume reference software that introduces readers to a wide range of girls interpreters of the Bible from the complete background of Christianity. Her learn has implications for figuring out biblical interpretation--especially the historical past of interpretation--and influencing modern examine of girls and the Bible. Contributions through one hundred thirty most sensible students introduce foremothers of the religion who handle problems with interpretation that stay appropriate to religion groups at the present time, resembling women's roles within the church and synagogue and the assumption of spiritual feminism. Women's interpretations additionally increase expertise approximately adjustments within the methods men and women may perhaps learn the Scriptures in mild of adjustments of their lifestyles experiences.
This instruction manual will turn out worthy to ministers in addition to to scholars of the Bible, who could be encouraged, provoked, and challenged by means of the ladies brought the following. the amount also will offer a origin for extra specified study and analysis.
Interpreters contain Elizabeth Rice Achtemeier, Saint Birgitta of Sweden, Catherine Mumford sales space, Anne Bradstreet, Catherine of Siena, Clare of Assisi, Egeria, Elizabeth I, Hildegard, Julian of Norwich, Thérèse of Lisieux, Marcella, Henrietta C. Mears, Florence Nightingale, Phoebe Palmer, Faltonia Betitia Proba, Pandita Ramabai, Christina Georgina Rossetti, Dorothy Leigh Sayers, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Harriet Beecher Stowe, St. Teresa of Avila, Sojourner fact, and Susanna Wesley.