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Just Wives?

Katharine Sakenfeld

Just Wives?

Katharine Sakenfeld

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Katherine Doob Sakenfeld is William Albright Eisenberger Professor of Old Testament Literature and Exegesis at Princeton Theological Seminary.

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Giving astute attention to social worlds of women of both ancient and modern times, Katharine Sakenfeld explores the stories of eleven women in the Old Testament. In clear and engaging fashion, she reveals the complexity of these women's lives, drawing out the issues they faced and relating their struggles to those women around the world face today. By encouraging women from across the world, in various cultures, to bring their own experiences to the biblical texts, and sharing the interpretation of some who already have, Sakenfeld allows her readers to see new possibilities for meaning in the Scriptures.

Issues discussed include violence, sexual allure, personal betrayal, marginalization, power, and economic survival. Includes study questions for group discussion.



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About "Just Wives?"

Katherine Doob Sakenfeld is William Albright Eisenberger Professor of Old Testament Literature and Exegesis at Princeton Theological Seminary.
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Giving astute attention to social worlds of women of both ancient and modern times, Katharine Sakenfeld explores the stories of eleven women in the Old Testament. In clear and engaging fashion, she reveals the complexity of these women's lives, drawing out the issues they faced and relating their struggles to those women around the world face today. By encouraging women from across the world, in various cultures, to bring their own experiences to the biblical texts, and sharing the interpretation of some who already have, Sakenfeld allows her readers to see new possibilities for meaning in the Scriptures.

Issues discussed include violence, sexual allure, personal betrayal, marginalization, power, and economic survival. Includes study questions for group discussion.


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Meet the Author

Katharine Sakenfeld

Katharine Doob Sakenfeld is William Albright Eisenberger Professor of Old Testament Literature and Exegesis and Director of Doctoral Studies at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, New Jersey. She is the author of "Just Wives? Stories of Power and Survival in the Old Testament and Today" and "Ruth" in the esteemed Interpretation commentary series, both published by WJK.

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 201701
  • Product Code 0664226604
  • EAN 9780664226602
  • Pages 146
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category Old Testament
  • Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication Date Jul 2003
  • Dimensions 219 x 139 x 10 mm
  • Weight 0.224kg

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