Just a Sister Away: A Womanist Vision of Women's Relationships in the Bible

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LuraMedia, 1988 - Religion - 145 pages
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We are frequently just a sister away from our healing. We need a woman, a sister, who will see in our destitution a jagged image of what one day could be her own story. We need a sister who will respond with mercy. Renita J. Weems

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Just a sister away: a womanist vision of women's relationships in the Bible

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Aimed specially at black Christian women but appropriate for all feminist readers, these reflective tales/essays by a minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Church focus on biblical women's ... Read full review

Contents

Blessed Be the Tie that Binds Naomi and Ruth
23
My Sisters Keeper Martha and Mary
39
A Crying Shame Jephthahs Daughter and the Mourning Women
53
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About the author (1988)

Renita J. Weems is a writer, Bible scholar, and minister, and the author of "Just a Sister Away" and "I Asked for Intimacy." She lives with her husband and their daughter in Nashville, Tennessee, where she also teaches Old Testament studies at Vanderbilt University Divinity School.

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