Biblical Affirmations of Woman

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Westminster John Knox Press, Apr 15, 1979 - Religion - 384 pages
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Here is a comprehensive, one-volume commentary on what the Bible really says about women. In this well-documented topical review, every positive biblical reference about women is quoted in full, set in context, and provided with a brief exposition. Over 350 specific topics are examined.

  

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
9
PART
21
FEMININE IMAGERY OF GOD
51
FEMININE IMAGERY OF Goo
72
WOMAN IN HEBREWJEWISH TRADITION
75
AMBIVALENT ELEMENTS IN HEBREWJEWISH
111
NEGATIVE IMAGES OF AND ATTITUDES TOWARD
139
B Negative Images and Attitudes
150
WOMAN IN HEBREWJEWISH TRADITION
158
NEGATIVE ELEMENTS IN CHRISTIAN TRADITION
339
WOMAN IN CHRISTIAN TRADITION
352
INDEX OF REFERENCES
373
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Leonard J. Swidler is Professor of Catholic Thought and Interreligious Dialogue at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he has taught since 1966. He is the cofounder and Editor of the Journal of Ecumenical Studies. He is also founder and Director of the Institute for Interreligious, Intercultural Dialogue and cofounder and Director of the Global Dialogue Institute.

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