Stories of Power and Survival in the Old Testament and Today
By (author) Katharine Doob Sakenfeld
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Just Wives? by Katharine Doob Sakenfeld
Book DescriptionGiving 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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Book DetailsISBN: 9780664226602
(203mm x 152mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Westminster/John Knox Press,U.S.
Publisher: Westminster/John Knox Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 30-Jul-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Katharine Doob Sakenfeld
New Interpreter's Dictionary of the Bible, Hardback (October 2009)
The first source for Bible readers, students, teachers, and ministers who seek informationon any topic related to the Bible"
Oxford Study Bible: Revised English Bible with Apocrypha, Paperback (January 1992)» View all books by Katharine Doob Sakenfeld
This volume combines a cultural guide to the biblical world and an annotated Bible. Its notes feature the reflections of Protestant, Roman Catholic, and Jewish scholars.
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Author Biography - Katharine Doob 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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