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Women's Bible Commentary, Expanded Edition
Westminster John Knox Press / 1998 / Paperback
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(PUBWestminster/John Knox)Now including the Apocrypha! An exciting overview of each book of the Bible, highlighting those topics and texts especially relevant to women. "Already the book to buy among female seminarians, it is also an excellent resource for preaching and Bible study,"---Augsburg Fortress Newsletter. 468 pages, softcover.
In the critically acclaimed best-seller, Women's Bible Commentary, an outstanding group of women scholars introduced and summarized each book of the Bible and commented on those sections of each book that have particular relevence to women, focusing on female charecters, symbols, life situations such as marriage and family, the legal status of women, and religious principles that affect relationships of women and men. Now, this expanded edition provides similar insights on the Apocrypha, presenting a significant view of the lives and religious experiences of women as well as attitudes toward women in the Second Temple period. This expanded edition sets a new standard for women's and biblical studies.
Carol A. Newsom is Charles Howard Candler Professor of Old Testament at Candler School of Theology, Emory University, in Atlanta, Georgia. She is on the editorial advisory board of the Old Testament Library series. Sharon H. Ringe is Professor of New Testament at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C.
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