5 edition of Recovering Nineteenth-Century Women Interpreters of the Bible (Society of Biblical Literature - Symposium) found in the catalog.
September 15, 2007 by Not Avail .
Written in English
|Contributions||Christiana De Groot (Editor), Mary Ann Taylor (Editor)|
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|Number of Pages||244|
Sarah Trimmer —Harriet Beecher Stowe —and Elizabeth Baxter — are three foremothers of faith who have left us an extensive legacy of published works. These readings of Scripture speak afresh into our own time, enriching and invigorating our understanding of the Bible. There will be full publication in electronic form, permitting readers to easily pursue their particular interests. I found myself sometimes amazed, sometimes humbled, and often inspired. Enter Wayne Gruden and his book. The best book in print today on this subject.
Maudlin, Discipleship Journal. My concern was that this book would help authoritative men to feel justified in abuse. The judicious choice of women interpreters, the succinct but informative articles, and the immensely valuable bibliographies suddenly make it possible to teach and to write about women's interpretation of the Bible throughout history. The array of interpreters covered here is breathtaking when one reads the biographies of those who, against deep odds and through major difficulties, provided biblical understandings that resonate today in many places.
The are several errors in the writing that are not in hard copy. This heritage gives us a foundation to build on for the future. The judicious choice of women interpreters, the succinct but informative articles, and the immensely valuable bibliographies suddenly make it possible to teach and to write about women's interpretation of the Bible throughout history. In comparing the Old and New Testament, she found that submission might not be as oppressive as her nineteenth-century culture assumed. Some are much more poetic, so their chapters are less rigorous but instead allow for refocusing the questions, broader Biblical context, and can stand alone better.
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This question has taken Marion on the greatest adventure of her life, as she Recovering Nineteenth-Century Women Interpreters of the Bible book a team of students and scholars have unearthed the names and writings of hundreds of women throughout history. Trimmer could not imagine ordination for women as a real possibility.
Year: In this volume, the contributions of seventeenth- to nineteenth-century women including Arcangela Tarabotti, Aemelia Lanyer, and Josephine Butler are addressed in their historical and cultural contexts. Some of the ways women interpreted the hard texts seem remarkably contemporary.
Ultimately her journey took her to Yale University, where her interest in the history of the interpretation of the Bible was solidified.
The author's share that concern and repeatedly clarify that authority isn't synonymous with tyranny or abuse. This book traces the gender inequality in the church since the time of the early church fathers as well as the Code of Canon Law, the Second Vatican Council, and the Code of Canon Law.
Maudlin, Discipleship Journal. Women's interpretations also raise awareness about differences in the ways women and men may read the Scriptures in light of differences in their life experiences.
As we see the culturally specific lenses through which past interpreters read the biblical text, we can become better interpreters by asking what cultural lenses of our own we use as we read scripture.
The history of biblical interpretation will never look the same again.
This handbook will prove useful to ministers as well as to students of the Bible, who will be inspired, provoked, and challenged by the women introduced here.
Many are academically minded, so their essays are dry but rewarding. We have discovered thousands of unremembered published works on the Bible written by women, from the period of the early church to the present. This is where this book takes off. Trimmer published works such as Sacred History —5 to assist children Recovering Nineteenth-Century Women Interpreters of the Bible book their parents in understanding what they read.
But the women are there in incredible numbers in the Old Testament and New Testament, in miracle accounts, in stories of bravery and wisdom. Press ISBN: Page: View: This third volume in the Collected Works of Florence Nightingale reports her controversial theological essays only two of which have been previously published and a great array of correspondence, from such Roman Catholics as Cardinal Manning and the Reverend Mother of the Sisters of Mercy of Bermondsey to the liberal Protestant Benjamin Jowett, evangelicals and missionaries.
Turning page after page, I found myself sometimes amazed, sometimes humbled, and often inspired by the courage and wisdom of the biblical interpreters whose lives and contributions are here gathered.
CBMW, an international interdenominational evangelical Christian organisation, has a board and staff committed to a view of gender roles they dub complementarian. They call us to study the Bible seriously, and to think about the way our culture influences the way we read the biblical text.
Their own writings are now a resource for us as we work to study, understand, interpret, and live the Scriptures. However, to ignore the more traditional-sounding women interpreters is to continue to reject a diversity of voices.
Sarah Trimmer —Harriet Beecher Stowe —and Elizabeth Baxter — are three foremothers of faith who have left us an extensive legacy of published works. Michael G. This handbook is a unique and valuable resource for any seeking to understand Scripture by listening to the historical community of faith.
The history of biblical interpretation will never look the same again.
Areas of Expertise. One of her published works, The Economy of Charitywas written to encourage women to found and volunteer in Sunday Schools in their own congregations. They were concerned to read it accurately and understand it deeply. The presence of false prophetesses in Ezekiel 13, Baxter argued, shows that true prophetesses also existed.
They remind us that variety in the understandings of the roles of women and men in family, church, and society are not new. Marion Taylor presents a one-volume reference tool that introduces readers to a wide array of women interpreters of the Bible from the entire history of Christianity.
The Series In the Collected Works of Florence Nightingale all the surviving writing of Florence Nightingale will be published, much of it for the first time.Examines each book in the context of God’s story; research to the history of the interpretation of the Bible and has recently focused on women interpreters of the Bible in the nineteenth century.
She is coeditor of Recovering Nineteenth-Century Women Interpreters of the Bible. Reviews. Sale Price. $ Save $ (19%) Reg: $ Anglican Women and the Bible in Nineteenth-Century Britain.
criticism in the nineteenth century and Gerald Bray's history of biblical interpretation.4 In her book, Women as Interpreters of the Bible, Patricia Demers begins the important work of recovering women's interpretive voices.5 Her chapter on the nineteenth century, however, focuses.
“The Handbook of Women Biblical Interpreters is an elegantly written collection of entries examining women’s influential reflections on Scripture and their own female identity. Each entry provides an enticing glimpse of a woman’s engagement with the biblical text and .recovering nineteenth-century women interpreters of the bible.
atlanta: society of biblical literature VI, p. (sbl symposium series, 38).Recovering Nineteenth-Century Women Interpreters of the Bible de Groot, Christiana and Marion Ann Taylor, editors Atlanta/Leiden: Society of Biblical Literature/Brill, pp. ix + $/$ Buy this book now from SBL.This ebook explores the cultural, political, and intellectual ebook that helped define nineteenth-century British Christianity.
Larsen challenges many of the standard assumptions about Victorian-era Christians in their attempts to embody and their theological commitments. He highlights the way in which Dissenters and other free church Evangelicals employed the full range of theological.