Back to the Well (Paper)

Women's Encounters with Jesus in the Gospels

  • 9780664227159
  • 6 x 9
  • 208
  • 62.50
  • Paper
  • 0664227155
  • 7/19/2004
  • Backorder
$ 22.00

Description

Exploring six Gospel texts in which women encounter Jesus, Frances Taylor Gench encourages us to view these stories anew through the eyes of contemporary biblical scholarship. Summarizing and making accessible the work of a diversity of feminist scholars while also engaging many of the more traditional voices of the past, she examines each story's language, structure, and literary and socio-cultural context, and recounts many traditional and contemporary interpretations. In the process, she opens up new possibilities for reading these texts. Includes helpful questions for discussion.

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