The Woman's Bible

The Woman's Bible

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by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
     
 

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American suffragist and feminist Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902) was also an outspoken critic of the Bible because of the many injustices against women in the scriptures. The 1870 revision of the Authorized English Version of the Bible by an all-male committee of the Church of England prompted Stanton to compile the works of many prominent feminists in The Woman's…  See more details below

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American suffragist and feminist Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902) was also an outspoken critic of the Bible because of the many injustices against women in the scriptures. The 1870 revision of the Authorized English Version of the Bible by an all-male committee of the Church of England prompted Stanton to compile the works of many prominent feminists in The Woman's Bible. This profound rebuttal to the male-dominated church hierarchy explores, among other things, documentation that Jesus believed in equal rights.

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**** Reprint of Stanton's attack on the Bible, originally published in 1895-98. The Arno Press reprint of 1972 is cited in BCL3. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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“Every once in a while as we turn the pages of [this] impressive book, there is the temptation to sigh and shout an enthusiastic ‘Amen!’” —Oakland Press

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ISBN-13:
2940024926468
Publisher:
New York : European Pub. Co.
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
475 KB

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902) was a leading light of the women's rights movement in the late nineteenth century. Besides The Woman's Bible she also helped to compile the History of Woman Suffrage. With Lucretia Mott she organized the first women's rights convention at Seneca Falls, NY, and with Susan B. Anthony founded the National Woman Suffrage Movement.

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The Woman's Bible 3.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 21 reviews.
award0917 More than 1 year ago
very positive read... we as women sometimes forget our role in life this book helps us stay on track
oldebabe More than 1 year ago
A different perspective on how women are presented,when they are even mentioned, in the Christian Bible.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I find it insulting that this is represented as a Bible study. All it seems to be is an angry woman who is a non believer. It even calls the Bible fables & says to take the Bible as we do all books and accept the good & ignore the bad. Really? That is no Bible study. It is a Bible blasting. Complete & utter rubbish!!! I got so disgusted I deleted it after a few pages.
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Only read a few pages in and was not impressed especially when it slammed my beliefs calling books of the bible fables...dob not recommend!