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


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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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