Feminist Criticism and Related Aspects

Marie-Theres Wacker

in The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Studies

Published in print April 2006 | ISBN: 9780199254255
Published online April 2009 |

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Religion and Theology

Feminist Criticism and Related Aspects

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This chapter discusses feminist hermeneutics and methods of feminist biblical interpretation. The section on feminist hermeneutics covers biblical criticism by Christian women before the start of the feminist movement, feminist beginnings, Jewish feminism, womanist interpretation of the Bible, and the dynamics of sex/gender distinction. The section on methods of feminist biblical interpretation covers historical-critical methods and literary methods.

Keywords: feminist hermeneutics; feminism; feminist biblical interpretation

Chapter.  8610 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies ; Biblical Studies

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