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Gender, tradition and Romans : shared ground, uncertain borders / edited by Cristina Grenholm and Daniel Patte.

Grenholm, Cristina. (Added Author). Patte, Daniel. (Added Author).
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Subject: Bible. Romans > Feminist criticism.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780567496737
  • ISBN: 0567496732
  • ISBN: 1283200082
  • ISBN: 9781283200080
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (297 pages).
  • Publisher: New York : T & T Clark, ©2005.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Gender, tradition and Romans: shared ground, uncertain borders / Cristina Grenholm and Daniel Patte -- pt. I: Mapping traditions in Romans -- Feminists and Paul in Romans 8:18-23: toward a theology of creation / Sheila E. McGinn -- Judging and community in Romans: an action within the boundaries / Yak-hwee Tan -- Cross-tradition and cross-gender hermeneutics: a Confucian reading of Romans and a critical reading of Confucian ethics / Yeo Khiok-khng -- Feminism and the ambiguities of texts and reality: a response to Sheila McGinn and Yak-hwee Tan / Cristina Grenholm.
pt. II: Challenging gendered traditions in Romans and its interpretations -- Remedy for having been born of woman: Jesus, Gentiles, and genealogy in Romans / Pamela Eisenbaum -- Gendered sinner in Romans 1-7 / Teresa J. Hornsby -- Gender and ideology critique in the study of Paul's Letter to the Romans: a response to Pamela Eisenbaum and Teresa J. Hornsby / Elizabeth A. Castelli -- pt. III: Gender and the authority of Romans -- Choices of interpretations regarding gender and the authority of Romans / Cristina Grenholm and Daniel Patte -- History, theology, and context: the analysis of Romans in Bernadette Brooten's Love between women and Francis Watson's Agape, eros, and gender / Elizabeth A. Clark.
Patriarchy and heterosexual eroticism: the question in Romans and Corinthians / David W. Odell-Scott -- New perspectives on Paul: no new perspectives on Romans in feminist theology? / Kathy Ehrensperger -- pt. IV: Conclusions -- Scriptural criticism and feminist interpretation of Romans / Cynthia Briggs Kittredge -- Scriptural criticism and religious perception / Sarah Heaner Lancaster.
Summary: From a gender perspective, Romans differs from many biblical texts. It contains few explicit mentions of gender, no household code and it has been understood as promoting universalism.€This volume joins several feminist commentators in showing how crucial Romans is for understanding Paul's view of gender.€. Divided into three parts: mapping traditions in Romans, challenging gendered traditions in Romans, and gender and the authority of Romans, the concluding essays€ask: Does scriptural criticism really do justice to feminist concerns? Both avenues and obstacles for feminist scho.
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