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Bread Not Stone: The Challenge of Feminist Biblical Interpretation

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"Schüssler Fiorenza stands among the most articulate and respected theologians who have challenged the silence and marginality that have characterized the great majority of Christian women for nearly 2,000 years. . . . Bread Not
Stone engages issues, explicit and implicit, that are sure to spark discussion, argument, and reflection among thoughtful Christians."
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Paperback, 208 pages
Published July 31st 1997 by Beacon Pr (first published 1984)
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Dec 26, 2015 Robyn rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This was the first book I read in the genre of "Christian Feminism". Boy, was this a mistake! It's good, but it's super academic and (in my naive opinion at the time) concerned itself with nitpicking pedantry over what I believed at the time to be trivial and nonsensical theological issues. Nevertheless I persevered with it and gleaned what i could. It has more to offer seasoned theologians (or people with some intermediate knowledge of Christian feminist theology) than interest-based readers. A ...more
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An important work in the area of Christian feminism. Nothing in her arguments was strong enough to persuade me to accept her view, but she is obviously passionate about her stance.
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Born Elisabeth Schüssler in Tășnad, in the Transylvanian region of the Kingdom of Romania, Professor Schüssler Fiorenza is a German feminist, theologian and Professor of Divinity at Harvard Divinity School. Schüssler Fiorenza identifies as Catholic and her work is generally in the context of Christianity, although much of her work has broader applicability.
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