Women's Bible Commentary, Expanded Edition (Paperback)

By Carol A. Newsom (Editor), Sharon H. Ringe (Editor)

Westminster John Knox Press, 9780664257811, 501pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 1998

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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.