Sharing Her Word
Feminist Biblical Interpretation in Context
By Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza
(Beacon Press, Paperback, 9780807012338, 240pp.)
Publication Date: August 1, 1999
Other Editions of This Title: Paperback
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Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza-who "stands among the most articulate and respected theologians who have challenged the silence and marginality . . . of Christian women" (The New York Times Book Review)-explores postmodernist biblical studies through feminist interpretation in Sharing Her Word. She reclaims the work of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century feminist biblical interpreters, reassessing their influence on current thought. Through analyses of biblical passages, she shows us how reimagining the Bible can contribute to the spiritual struggle for a more just world. Spirited and accessible, Sharing Her Word is essential reading for all who want to understand how the Bible shapes our lives.
Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza, past president of the Society of Biblical Literature, is Krister Stendahl Professor of Scripture and Interpretation at Harvard Divinity School, and a founding coeditor of Feminist Studies in Religion. She is the author of many books, including Bread Not Stone and But She Said. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
As in all her works, her discussion is engaging, provocative and challenging. --Publishers Weekly