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From the Publisher
This is a solid and well-written book, one that offers a host of enticing leads for preaching and teaching.
The Bible Today
More important even than the fresh interpretations of texts on women in the Gospel of Luke are Reid's methodological precision and the care with which she accompanies readers on the journey into and through these texts. In addition to offering rich background material and meticulous textual analysis, she describes the benefits and pitfalls of various reading strategies that will allow a liberating voice the 'better part' to be heard through, beneath, or even against Luke's words. This book is an essential resource for the classroom, Bible study group, and preacher's library alike.
Sharon H. Ringe, Wesley Theological Seminary
The frequent discussions of interpretive possibilities for contemporary women make this a very useful guide to the Gospel as a whole and in its individual passages for all who try to integrate the message of Jesus into their lives.
Carolyn Osiek, RSCJ, Catholic Theological Union