Saturday, February 22, 2020

Review of Sherwood (ed.), with Fisk, The Bible and Feminism

ANCIENT JEW REVIEW: Book Note | The Bible and Feminism: Remapping the Field (Kathleen Gallagher Elkins).
Yvonne Sherwood, editor, with Anna Fisk. The Bible and Feminism: Remapping the Field. New York: Oxford, 2017.
Overall, this book combines tightly focused contributions with essays that apply a wide-angle lens to the field. By offering readers insights from multiple perspectives, this volume gestures toward under-explored territory in biblical studies. It is a relatively expensive and expansive work, however, so will likely be encountered in a piecemeal way by most readers. For those with the time, energy, and access, I recommend engaging with the whole work. ...

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