Just Wives?: Stories of Power and Survival in the Old Testament and Today
Westminster John Knox Press, 1 בינו׳ 2003 - 136 עמודים
Giving astute attention to social worlds of women of both ancient and modern times, Katharine Sakenfeld explores the stories of eleven women in the Old Testament. In clear and engaging fashion, she reveals the complexity of these women's lives, drawing out the issues they faced and relating their struggles to those women around the world face today. By encouraging women from across the world, in various cultures, to bring their own experiences to the biblical texts, and sharing the interpretation of some who already have, Sakenfeld allows her readers to see new possibilities for meaning in the Scriptures.
Issues discussed include violence, sexual allure, personal betrayal, marginalization, power, and economic survival. Includes study questions for group discussion.
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Sakenfeld attempts to help her reader cross the cultural expanse by the means of several strategies. In the story of Sarah and Hagar, for example, she uses the multicultural perspectives of other ... קרא סקירה מלאה