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Strangely familiar [electronic resource] : protofeminist interpretations of patriarchal biblical texts / edited by Nancy Calvert-Koyzis and Heather E. Weir.

Contributor(s): Calvert-Koyzis, Nancy | Weir, Heather E | Society of Biblical Literature. Meeting (2008 : Boston, Mass.).
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Atlanta : Society of Biblical Literature, c2009Description: 1 online resource (xi, 291 p.).ISBN: 9781589834545 (electronic bk.); 1589834542 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible -- Feminist criticism -- Congresses | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- ProphetsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Strangely familiar.DDC classification: 224/.106082 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Assessing their place in history : female biblical interpreters as protofeminists / Nancy Calvert-Koyzis, Heather E. Weir -- Section 1: Protofeminist interpreters on texts of terror. Reading Hagar's story from the margins : family resemblances between nineteenth- and twentieth-century female interpreters / Amanda W. Benckhuysen -- Tamar's tale : Elizabeth Hands as a protofeminist theologian / Robert Knetsch -- Trusting in the god of their fathers : a response to the articles by Robert Knetsch and Amanda Benckhuysen / J. Cheryl Exum -- The resurrection of Jephthah's daughter : reading Judges 11 with nineteenth-century women / Marion Taylor -- Envying Jephthah's daughter: Judges 11 in the thought of Arcangela Tarabotti (1604-1652) / Joy A. Schroeder -- Protofeminist readings of biblical texts of terror : the need for critical analysis / Esther Fuchs -- Nineteenth-century feminist responses to the laws in the Pentateuch / Christiana de Groot -- Unhappy anniversary : women, marriage, and the biblical law in the writings of Annie Besant / Caroline Blythe -- Divisions and orientations : a response to Caroline Blyth and Christiana de Groot / Philippa Carter.
Section 2: Protofeminist interpretations of Pauline hierarchical texts. Antoinette Brown Blackwell : pioneering exegete and Congregational minister / Beth Bidlack -- Gender, radicalism, and female preaching in nineteenth-century Britain : Catherine Booth's female teaching / Pamela J. Walker -- Anoinette, Catherine, and Paul : a response / Sandra Hack Polaski -- A Washington Bible class : the bloodless piety of Gail Hamilton / J. Ramsey Michaels -- Women in high places, or women of lasting impact? / Ben Witherington III -- Opposing Paul with Paul : Aemilia Lanyer's feminine theology / Hilary Elder -- The maternity of Paul and the new community in Christ : a response to Hilary Elder / Nancy Calvert-Koyzis -- From the Mediterranean to America : Lucy Meyer's biblical interpretation and the deaconess movement / Agnes Choi -- Mary Baker Eddy : liberating interpreter of the Pauline corpus / Barry Huff -- Response to Choi and Huff: Paul and women's leadership in American Christianity in the nineteenth century / Pauline Nigh Hogan.
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Chiefly papers presented by the recovering female interpretation of the Bible consultation at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature held Nov. 21-25, 2008 in Boston, Mass.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Assessing their place in history : female biblical interpreters as protofeminists / Nancy Calvert-Koyzis, Heather E. Weir -- Section 1: Protofeminist interpreters on texts of terror. Reading Hagar's story from the margins : family resemblances between nineteenth- and twentieth-century female interpreters / Amanda W. Benckhuysen -- Tamar's tale : Elizabeth Hands as a protofeminist theologian / Robert Knetsch -- Trusting in the god of their fathers : a response to the articles by Robert Knetsch and Amanda Benckhuysen / J. Cheryl Exum -- The resurrection of Jephthah's daughter : reading Judges 11 with nineteenth-century women / Marion Taylor -- Envying Jephthah's daughter: Judges 11 in the thought of Arcangela Tarabotti (1604-1652) / Joy A. Schroeder -- Protofeminist readings of biblical texts of terror : the need for critical analysis / Esther Fuchs -- Nineteenth-century feminist responses to the laws in the Pentateuch / Christiana de Groot -- Unhappy anniversary : women, marriage, and the biblical law in the writings of Annie Besant / Caroline Blythe -- Divisions and orientations : a response to Caroline Blyth and Christiana de Groot / Philippa Carter.

Section 2: Protofeminist interpretations of Pauline hierarchical texts. Antoinette Brown Blackwell : pioneering exegete and Congregational minister / Beth Bidlack -- Gender, radicalism, and female preaching in nineteenth-century Britain : Catherine Booth's female teaching / Pamela J. Walker -- Anoinette, Catherine, and Paul : a response / Sandra Hack Polaski -- A Washington Bible class : the bloodless piety of Gail Hamilton / J. Ramsey Michaels -- Women in high places, or women of lasting impact? / Ben Witherington III -- Opposing Paul with Paul : Aemilia Lanyer's feminine theology / Hilary Elder -- The maternity of Paul and the new community in Christ : a response to Hilary Elder / Nancy Calvert-Koyzis -- From the Mediterranean to America : Lucy Meyer's biblical interpretation and the deaconess movement / Agnes Choi -- Mary Baker Eddy : liberating interpreter of the Pauline corpus / Barry Huff -- Response to Choi and Huff: Paul and women's leadership in American Christianity in the nineteenth century / Pauline Nigh Hogan.

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