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Dancing girls, loose ladies, and women of the cloth [electronic resource] : the women in Jesus' life / F. Scott Spencer.

By: Spencer, F. Scott (Franklin Scott).
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Continuum, c2004Description: 1 online resource (xi, 196 p.).ISBN: 9781441140234 (electronic bk.); 1441140239 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Women in the Bible | Bible. Gospels -- Feminist criticism | Bible. Acts -- Feminist criticism | Religion | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- New Testament | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Jesus, the Gospels & Acts | Vrouwen | Nieuwe Testament | Jesus Christus | Neues Testament | FrauGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Dancing girls, loose ladies, and women of the cloth.DDC classification: 226/.0922/082 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Getting into focus : reading with feminist lenses -- Those riotous--yet righteous--foremothers of Jesus : exploring Matthew's comic genealogy -- Shall we dance? : women leading men in Mark 5-7 -- You just don't understand! (or do you?) : Jesus, women, and conversation in the Fourth Gospel -- Passions and passion : the "loose" lady, woman wisdom, and the Lukan Jesus -- Out of mind, out of voice : slave-girls and prophetic daughters in Luke-Acts -- Women of "the cloth" in Acts : sewing the Word.
Summary: The women in Jesus' life are a raucous and rowdy bunch, including "riotous" foremothers, "loose women," and "distressed daughters of Israel." Reading these new ways of interpreting women in the Gospels, male New Testament scholars have discovered liberating perspectives. In seven scintillating studies, Spencer explores among others the genealogy of Matthew's Gospel to discover the riotous yet righteous nature of Jesus' foremothers, slave girls and prophetic daughters in Luke-Acts, and women leading men in the Gospel of Mark 5-7. Scott Spencer, a virtuoso young New Testament scholar, provides h.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Getting into focus : reading with feminist lenses -- Those riotous--yet righteous--foremothers of Jesus : exploring Matthew's comic genealogy -- Shall we dance? : women leading men in Mark 5-7 -- You just don't understand! (or do you?) : Jesus, women, and conversation in the Fourth Gospel -- Passions and passion : the "loose" lady, woman wisdom, and the Lukan Jesus -- Out of mind, out of voice : slave-girls and prophetic daughters in Luke-Acts -- Women of "the cloth" in Acts : sewing the Word.

The women in Jesus' life are a raucous and rowdy bunch, including "riotous" foremothers, "loose women," and "distressed daughters of Israel." Reading these new ways of interpreting women in the Gospels, male New Testament scholars have discovered liberating perspectives. In seven scintillating studies, Spencer explores among others the genealogy of Matthew's Gospel to discover the riotous yet righteous nature of Jesus' foremothers, slave girls and prophetic daughters in Luke-Acts, and women leading men in the Gospel of Mark 5-7. Scott Spencer, a virtuoso young New Testament scholar, provides h.

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