By Christiana de Groot, Christiana de Groot, Marion, Ann Taylor
Ladies were considerate readers and interpreters of scripture during the a long time, but the normal heritage of biblical interpretation comprises few womens voices. To introduce readers to this untapped resource for the heritage of biblical interpretation, this quantity analyzes forgotten works from the 19th century written by means of womenincluding Christina Rossetti, Florence Nightingale, and Harriet Beecher Stowe, between othersfrom quite a few religion backgrounds, nations, and social periods enticing modern biblical scholarship. as a result of their exclusion from the academy, womens interpretive writings addressed basically a nonscholarly viewers and have been written in quite a few genres: novels and poetry, catechisms, manuals for biblical studies, and commentaries at the books of the Bible. To get well those nineteenth-century ladies interpreters of the Bible, every one essay during this quantity locates a feminine writer in her historic, ecclesiastical, and interpretive context, targeting specific biblical passages to elucidate an authors contributions in addition to to discover how her analyzing of the textual content used to be formed by means of her adventure as a lady. The members are Amanda Benckhuysen, Elizabeth Davis, Christiana de Groot, Rebecca G. S. Idestrom, Donna Kerfoot, Bernon P. Lee, Marion Taylor, Heather Weir, and Lissa M. Wray Beal.
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