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Women in Scripture

Paperback|Aug 2001
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Available here for the first time in paperback, WOMEN IN SCRIPTURE is a landmark one-volume reference work exploring all the women mentioned in the Bible, named and unnamed. The book comprises more than 800 articles, written by the finest scholars...


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Available here for the first time in paperback, WOMEN IN SCRIPTURE is a landmark one-volume reference work exploring all the women mentioned in the Bible, named and unnamed. The book comprises more than 800 articles, written by the finest scholars in the field, that examine the numerous women who have often been obscured by centuries of interpretation that have paid little or no attention to them. 608 pages, from Eerdmans.

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Available here for the first time in paperback, Women in Scripture is a landmark one-volume reference work exploring all the women mentioned in the Bible, named and unnamed, well known and heretofore not known at all. The book comprises more than 800 articles, written by the finest scholars in the field, that examine the numerous women who have often been obscured by the androcentric nature of the biblical record and by centuries of translation and interpretation that have paid little or no attention to them. The women of scripture are remarkably variedfrom prophets to prostitutes, military heroines to musicians, deacons to dancers, widows to wet nurses, rulers to slaves. Here are familiar faces, such as Eve, Judith, and Mary, seen anew with the full benefit of the most up-to-date biblical scholarship. But the most innovative aspect of the book is the section devoted to the many women who in the scriptures do not even have names. In both scope and accessibility, Women in Scripture is
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Ross Shepard Kraemer (Ed)

Ross Shepard Kraemer is Professor of Religious Studies at Brown University. She is the author of Her Share of the Blessings: Women's Religions Among Pagans, Jews, and Christians in the Greco-Roman World and When Aseneth Met Joseph: A Late Antique Tale of the Biblical Patriarch and His Egyptian Wife, ýReconsideredý

Toni Craven (Ed)

Craven is a professor of the Hebrew Bible at Brite Divinity School, Texas Christian University.

Carol Meyers (Ed)

Carol Meyers is currently the Mary Grace Wilson Professor in the Department of Religion at Duke University. Meyers has authored, co-authored or edited such books as Haggai and Zechariah 1-8 and Zechariah 9-14, The Excavations of the Ancient Synagogue at Gush Halav, Discovering Eve: Ancient Israelite Women in Context and Women in Scripture.

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