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Back to the Well

Frances Taylor Gench

Back to the Well

Frances Taylor Gench

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Exploring six Gospel texts in which women encounter Jesus, Gench encourages readers to view these stories anew through the eyes of contemporary biblical scholarship.

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Exploring six Gospel texts in which women encounter Jesus, Frances Taylor Gench encourages us to view these stories anew through the eyes of contemporary biblical scholarship. Summarizing and making accessible the work of a diversity of feminist scholars while also engaging many of the more traditional voices of the past, she examines each story's language, structure, and literary and socio-cultural context, and recounts many traditional and contemporary interpretations. In the process, she opens up new possibilities for reading these texts. Includes helpful questions for discussion.



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Exploring six Gospel texts in which women encounter Jesus, Gench encourages readers to view these stories anew through the eyes of contemporary biblical scholarship.
- Publisher

Exploring six Gospel texts in which women encounter Jesus, Frances Taylor Gench encourages us to view these stories anew through the eyes of contemporary biblical scholarship. Summarizing and making accessible the work of a diversity of feminist scholars while also engaging many of the more traditional voices of the past, she examines each story's language, structure, and literary and socio-cultural context, and recounts many traditional and contemporary interpretations. In the process, she opens up new possibilities for reading these texts. Includes helpful questions for discussion.


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Frances Taylor Gench

Frances Taylor Gench (Ph.D., Union Theological Seminary in Virginia) is Herbert Worth and Annie H. Jackson Professor of Biblical Interpretation at Union Theological Seminary and Presbyterian School of Christian Education in Richmond, Virginia. She is an ordained minister of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and the author of Back to the Well: Women's Encounters with Jesus in the Gospels; Encounters with Jesus: Studies in the Gospel of John ; Hebrews and James and most recently Faithful Disagreement.
Koorong -Editorial Review.

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  • Catalogue Code 219687
  • Product Code 0664227155
  • EAN 9780664227159
  • Pages 210
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category New Testament
  • Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication Date Jul 2004
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 11 mm
  • Weight 0.288kg

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