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Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza

Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza is Krister Stendahl Professor at Harvard Divinity School, a founding co-editor of the Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion, past president of the Society of Biblical Literature, and author of many important and influential works, among them In Memory of Her (1984), Bread Not Stone (1985), Jesus: Miriam’s Child, Sophia’s Prophet (1995), Rhetoric and Ethic: The Politics of Biblical Studies (1999), The Power of the Word: Scripture and the Rhetoric of Empire (2007), and Democratizing Biblical Studies: Toward an Emancipatory Educational Space (2009). Empowering Memory and Movement is the third volume in her collected essays from Fortress Press, including Transforming Vision: Explorations in Feminist The*logy (2011) and Changing Horizons: Explorations in Feminist Interpretation (2013). She is editor of Searching the Scriptures (two volumes, 1993, 1994), a feminist introduction and commentary.

Book List

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May 1, 2014
With Empowering Memory and Movement, Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza completes a three-volume look across her influential work and career. Empowering Memory and Movement looks back, but also assesses current challenges and potentialities on the global scene, and envisions an emancipatory future, with a critical and wise engagement with scripture and the interpretive tradition always at the center.
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February 1, 2013

The second of two volumes highlighting the ways in which Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza's work constructs a critical feminist theory and praxis of liberation, in relation to the biblical text and its legacy.

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November 1, 2011
Drawing from a career of pioneering scholarship, Schüssler Fiorenza situates the critical feminist theory that has characterized her work in the praxis of...
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November 1, 2011
Drawing from a career of pioneering scholarship, Schüssler Fiorenza situates the critical feminist theory that has characterized her work in the praxis of...
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September 2, 2009
While scholars of the New Testament and its Roman environment have recently focused attention on ethnicity and gender, the two questions have often been...
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September 2, 2009
While scholars of the New Testament and its Roman environment have recently focused attention on ethnicity and gender, the two questions have often been...
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October 10, 2007
What is the purpose of reading the Bible? Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza tackles the tough question of the Bible's role in the world today and how its vision...
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November 18, 1999
In this major study, leading feminist biblical critic Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza focuses on Paul and his interpreters. She questions the apolitical ethos...
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November 20, 1998
Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza's pioneering and widely acclaimed volume, now reissued with a new Preface and Epilogue, has served to reorient interpretations...
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March 1, 1992
Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza charts a new and provocative course in the interpretation of the book of Revelation. She recognizes not only the ideological...