Feminist Companion to Mariology
The twelve essays in this volume explore, through various approaches, not only the biblical portraits of Mary but also both "the quest for the historical Mary" and the understandings of those portraits through the centuries. Valerie Abrahamsen, Jorunn Jacobsen...
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The twelve essays in this volume explore, through various approaches, not only the biblical portraits of Mary but also both "the quest for the historical Mary" and the understandings of those portraits through the centuries.
Valerie Abrahamsen, Jorunn Jacobsen Buckley, John Dominic Crossan, Mary F. Foskett, Beverly Roberts Gaventa, Deirdre Good, Jorunn Økland, Jane Schaberg, George H. Tavard, John van den Hengel, Pieter W. van der Horst, and George T. Zervos offer contributions that address such topics as the understandings of sexuality, the divine feminine, soteriology, first-century social history, christology, Protestant, Catholic, and Orthodox hermeneutics, ecumenical and interfaith relations, and the meaning of "virginity."
Volume 10 of the Feminist Companions to the Bible Series>
Amy-Jill Levine (Ph.D., Duke University, D.Min., University of Richmond) is E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of New Testament Studies at Vanderbilt University Divinity School, Department of Religious Studies, and Graduate Department of Religion. Levine has been awarded grants from the Mellon Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the American Council of Learned Societies. She has held office in the Society of Biblical Literature, the Catholic Biblical Association, and the Association for Jewish Studies. Her most recent publications include The Misunderstood Jew: The Church and the Scandal of the Jewish Jesus (HarperSanFrancisco, 2006), the edited collection, The Historical Jesus in Context (Princeton University Press, 2006) and the fourteen-volume series, Feminist Companions to the New Testament and Early Christian Writings (Continuum).
- Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; List Of Contributors; Introduction Amy-jill Levine; Human And Divine: The Marys In Early Christian Tradition Valerie; Abrahamsen, Boston, Ma, Usa; The Mandaean Appropriation Of Jesus' Mother, Miriai Jorunn; Jacobsen Buckley, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Me, Usa; Virgin Mother Or Bastard Child? John Dominic Crossan, Depaul; University (emeritus), Chicago, Il, Usa; Virginity As Purity In The Protevangelium Of James Mary F. Foskett, Wake Forest University, Winston-salem, Nc, Usa; 'all Generations Will Call Me Blessed': Mary In Biblical And Ecumenical Perspective Beverly Roberts Gaventa, Princeton; Theological Seminary, Princeton, Nj, Usa; What Does It Mean To Call Mary Miriam? Dierdre Good, General; Theological Seminary, New York, Ny, Usa; 'the Historical Mary' And Dea Creatrix: A Historical-critical; Contribution To Feminist Theological Reflection Jorunn Okland, University Of Sheffield, Sheffield, Uk; Feminist Interpretations Of The Infancy Narrative Of Matthew Jane; Schaberg, University Of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, Mi, Usa; The Genesis Of Mariology George H. Tavard,, Methodist Seminary (emeritus), Columbus, Oh, Usa; Miriam Of Nazareth: Between Symbol And History John Van Den Hengel, University Of Saint Paul, Ottawa, On, Canada; Sex, Birth, Purity And Asceticism In The Protevangelium Jacobi Pieter; W. Van Der Horst, University Of Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands; Christmas With Salome George T. Zervos, University Of North; Carolina At Wilmington, Wilmington, Nc, Usa; Bibliography; Index Of References; Index Of Authors