Sharing Her Word

Feminist Biblical Interpretation in Context

By Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza; Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza
(Beacon Press (MA), Paperback, 9780807012338, 240pp.)

Publication Date: August 1999

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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.

About the Author
Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza is the Krister Stendahl Professor at Harvard Divinity School, a founding co-editor of the Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion, past president of the Society of Biblical Literature, and author of many important and influential works.

Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza is Krister Stendahl Professor of Scripture and Interpretation, Harvard Divinity School, USA.
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