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Back to the Well

Women's Encounters with Jesus in the Gospels

Back to the Well

Women's Encounters with Jesus in the Gospels

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Publisher: Westminster/John Knox Press,U.S.
ISBN: 9780664227159
Number of Pages: 208
Published: 19/07/2004
Width: 15.2 cm
Height: 22.9 cm
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.

Frances Taylor Gench

Frances Taylor Gench is the Herbert Worth and Annie H. Jackson Professor of Biblical Interpretation at Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, Virginia. She is the author of Back to the Well: WomenaEURO (TM)s Encounters with Jesus in the Gospels, Encounters with Jesus: Studies in the Gospel of John, and Faithful Disagreement: Wrestling with Scripture in the Midst of Church Conflict.

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