Wisdom S Feast

Author: Barbara E. Reid
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 1467445436
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In this book Barbara Reid invites readers to this feast, drawing on women's wisdom to offer fresh new interpretations of biblical texts in a way that promotes equal dignity and value for women and men alike.

Wisdom S Feast

Author: Susan Cole
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781556128561
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Biblical texts portray her as so varied in her character (angry, loving, welcoming,
distant), in how she is conceived (both as the concept wisdom and as the divine
person Sophia), and in her relationship to God (sometimes created by God,
sometimes independent of God), that it is helpful to have an overview of the ... For
example, strong negative responses to the scripture readings are common. ...
Take time, then, and invite response, particularly affective response, from

A Feminist Companion To John

Author: Amy-Jill Levine
Publisher: T&T Clark
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Thereby, the woman is not painted as intellectually inferior for her failure to grasp
Jesus' meaning; she is reduced to sexual stereotype. In Moore's deconstructive
analysis, the former process, found consistently among male readers, repeats the
woman's failure to move from the literal to the symbolic. Further, as ... Less
familiar are those associating the Samaritan woman with Wisdom, although it has
been remarked that both figures invite others to a literal/ symbolic feast. (That
female ...

The Queer Bible Commentary

Author: Deryn Guest
Publisher: Scm Pr
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Two types of wisdom interact with and critique each other in the book of Proverbs,
and both are responses to cultural crises: one decidedly and quite complexly
queer, one seeking a nostalgic foundational fix; one leading to the edge of
knowing, one securing in the ... The complexity of the text is further reinforced by
the figures of Hochma and the Strange Woman, who leave the reader quite
bewildered, not least because the content of acceptance of their invitation(s) is
not entirely clear.

Pentecost 2

Author: John Henry Paul Reumann
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress Pub
ISBN: 9780800641917
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Interpreting the Lessons of the Church Year John Henry Paul Reumann. If Prov. 9
: 1-6 is to be treated in its own right — and the figure of Lady Wisdom has obvious
attractions for feminist theology— the picture ought to be developed not only in
light of Proverbs 8 (Wisdom calls, 8:1; she who had a role in God's creation, 8:22-
31) but also of 9:13-18. A female figure, Dame Folly, is employed also to
personify the invitation to sensual pleasures, quick riches — and a doomed life (

The Books Of The Bible The Old Testament

Author: Bernhard W. Anderson
Publisher: Macmillan Pub Co
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It is not clear whether she is casting doubt on the reality of Job's claim to integrity,
but she obviously questions the wisdom of maintaining it when the evidence of
the great disasters that have befallen them is that God accounts Job a most
dreadful sinner. Since she, Job himself, and all the friends have been
unquestioning believers in the doctrine of retribution, it is nothing strange if she
too should draw the obvious conclusions from recent events. A feminist approach
alerts us to a ...

Aar Sbl Annual Meeting Program

Author: American Academy of Religion. Meeting
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Scripture. Wisdom's Many Faces R. Charles Hill Wisdom's Many Faces
presupposes a basic knowledge ofWisdom literalure as a genre, allowing the
reader lo pursue the question, "What is the nature ofWisdom?* 5515-7 ftper, 136
pp., 5 7.x 8 'A, $11.95 □^ — v--.. Interpreting the ... It suggests that these stories
be reinterpreted and reconsidered from a feminist perspective, so that readers
may know how to "choose the better part" toward equality and inclusivity. 54944
Paper, 264 pp., ...


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294.3'85 1925- Wisdom beyond words : sense and non-sense in the Buddhist
Prajnaparamita tradition / Sangharakshita. Glasgow ... New York : Columbia
University Press, 1997. p. cm. (Between men— between women) 1ncludes
bibliographical references and index. [BM729.H65A47 1997] 20 96-43411 1SBN
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