Eve isn't evil : feminist readings of the Bible to upend our assumptions / Julie Faith Parker.Material type: TextPublisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Baker Academic, a division of Baker Publishing Group, Description: 212 pages : illustrations ; 22 cmContent type:
- 221.6 23/eng/20230526
- BS521.4 .P37 2023
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"Seven of the eight chapters devoted to discussion of texts focus on the Old Testament (or Hebrew Bible)"--First chapter.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
In the beginning -- Eve isn't evil : why I love her and you should too -- Think your family's a mess? Biblical Families R Us -- Sex workers, slaughters, and deities without borders -- Profit from prophecy -- The job of Job -- Guns and Psalms -- Song of Songs in Sing Sing -- My favorite feminist Jew -- Curious, like Eve? Learn more. Misleading translations of Genesis 3:6 and 3:16 ; The status of women in the biblical world ; Goddesses of the Hebrew Bible and Ugaritic texts ; Children can be prophets too ; Job's wife -- Cursing or blessing? ; Women musicians in the Ancient Near East ; Beyond the binary ; Martha, or more Mary?
"Combining feminist readings of familiar texts with personal stories, this book helps students question their assumptions about the Bible, develop their own interpretive abilities, learn some of the Bible's big theological ideas, and connect the Bible with their personal faith journey"-- Provided by publisher.