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On the Cutting Edge: the Study of Women in the Biblical World

Essays in Honor of Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza

On the Cutting Edge: the Study of Women in the Biblical World

Essays in Honor of Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza

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£33.99

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9780826415820
Number of Pages: 268
Published: 01/03/2003
Width: 15.2 cm
Height: 22.9 cm
These essay in honour of Professor Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza draw on international feminist scholarship indebted to her ground-breaking achievements in the areas of biblical studies, feminist thought and social justice. The contributors represent a wide variety of backgrounds, commitments, methodologies, talents and interests. They are united here by their appreciation for her as a scholar, teacher, mentor, colleague and friend. The spectrum is full of vitality, with important convergences and intersections. It exemplifies what Schussler Fiorenza has called "critical collaboration": women thinking together and creating together. This Festschrift is unique in that it celebrates the work of all women in the field.

Jane Schaberg, Alice Bach, Esther Fuchs

"Stronger than many an edited volume, the book is unified by Elisabeth's underlying presence. It is also remarkably consistent in the quality of its contributions despite the diversity of its content and its contributors, their social locations, motivations, and precise expertise. In my opinion, the book is well worth a read and would be a valuable contribution to a Women's Studies or a Women and Religion seminar." -Alice L. Laffey, Horizons, Vol. 34, No. 2, Fall 2007 --Sanford Lakoff

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