Womanist Midrash

Womanist Midrash A Reintroduction to the Women of the Torah and the Throne

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Synopsis

Womanist Midrash is an in-depth and creative exploration of the well- and lesser-known women of the Hebrew Scriptures. Using her own translations, Gafney offers a midrashic interpretation of the biblical text that is rooted in the African American preaching tradition to tell the stories of a variety of female characters, many of whom are often overlooked and nameless. Gafney employs a solid understanding of womanist and feminist approaches to biblical interpretation and the sociohistorical culture of the ancient Near East. This unique and imaginative work is grounded in serious scholarship and will expand conversations about feminist and womanist biblical interpretation.

Book information

ISBN: 9780664239039
Publisher: Presbyterian Publishing Corporation
Imprint: Westminster John Knox Press
Pub date:
Edition: First edition
DEWEY: 222.106
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 16677
Number of pages: xi, 323
Weight: 518g
Height: 230mm
Width: 155mm
Spine width: 20mm