Feminist Companion to the Catholic Epistles and Hebews
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of Pages: 216
The eighth volume in this series continues the exploration of women's representations and roles, constructions of gender, and attitudes toward sexuality in the early church. Jim Aageson, Judith Applegate, Warren Carter, Pamela Eisenbaum, Ruth Hoppin, Luke Timothy Johnson, Catherine Clark Kroeger, Magda Missett van de Weg, John Elliott, Betsy Bauman-Martin, and Timothy Cargal tackle a variety of complex issues involving slavery, prostitution, widows, church leadership, suffering, women's agency, and Evangelical responses to the so-called "texts of terror". This volume advances discussion on these often overlooked and misunderstood general letters.
'One of the strengths of this volume lies in the series of articles that examine the role of women in relation to the social and cultural context of 1 Peter.' Susan Miller, Vol 28.5, 2006--Sanford Lakoff "Journal for the Study of the New Testament "