Reclaiming Her Story

Reclaiming Her Story

by Jon L Berquist


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Their stories are as varied as the women who lived them—provocative, poignant, often painful. But they are not readily accessible to us. The voices are muted. The shapes and textures are blurred and easily distorted.

Can the stories of Old Testament women of faith be reheard and reclaimed in an empowering way by women and men today? With remarkable sensitivity and a keen awareness of his own unavoidable male biases, Jon Berquist casts new light on Eve and Sarah, Lot's wife and Jephthah's daughter, Ruth and Esther, and others. This timely volume serves as a valuable resource for rediscovering the multiple witness of biblical women that has all too often gone unnoticed in the church's faith and life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781597525107
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 01/09/2006
Pages: 204
Product dimensions: 0.43(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

About the Author

Jon L. Berquist is the editor of Strike Terror No More: Theology, Ethics, and the New War (2002) and author of Incarnation (1999) and Judaism in Persia's Shadow: A Social and Historical Approach (1995).

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