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The history of women interpreters of the Bible is a neglected area of study. Marion Taylor presents a one-volume reference tool that introduces readers to a wide array of women interpreters of the Bible from the entire history of Christianity. Her research has implications for understanding biblical interpretation--especially the history of interpretation--and influencing ...more
Hardcover, 608 pages
Published October 1st 2012 by Baker Academic
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Joy Matteson
Oh my goodness. I would have to say that this book is one of a kind, and I must buy it as soon as I come into some money. I can't get over how comprehensive this book is--covering pretty much every woman who has written a treatise, pamphlet, or commentary pertaining to the Bible. It's a great reference guide for those who are theologians, but for the rest of us, it's immensely fascinating, and fun. I particularly loved the history of a woman who wrote her alcoholic husband's sermons in rural Eng ...more
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Marion Ann Taylor (PhD, Yale University) is professor of Old Testament at Wycliffe College, University of Toronto, where she has taught for more than twenty-five years. She has devoted her scholarly research to the history of the interpretation of the Bible and has recently focused on women interpreters of the Bible in the nineteenth century. She is coeditor of Recovering Nineteenth-Century Women ...more
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