Shining Garment of the Text: Gendered Readings of John's Prologue

by

Write The First Customer Review

Taking the prologue of John's Gospel as a case-study in feminist biblical criticism, the author engages with a persistent view that the biblical text is seriously compromised by its association with patriarchal values. Close analysis of five interpretations by Augustine, Hildegard von Bingen, Martin Luther, Adrienne von Speyr and Rudolf Bultmann shows how, unavoidably, interpretation clothes the biblical text with the varied and dazzling patterns of the patriarchal reading context. But in a second turn, drawing on the ...

Shining Garment of the Text: Gendered Readings of John's Prologue 1998, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9781850758891

Trade paperback

Select