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Wilda C. Gafney


The Rev. Wil Gafney, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible at Brite Divinity School in Fort Worth, Texas. She is the author of Womanist Midrash: A Reintroduction to Women of the Torah and of the Throne (Westminster/John Knox Press), a commentary on Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah in the Wisdom series (Liturgical Press), Daughters of Miriam: Women Prophets in Ancient Israel and co-editor of The Peoples’ Bible and The Peoples’ Companion to the Bible (all with Fortress Press). She is an Episcopal priest canonically resident in the Diocese of Pennsylvania and licensed in the Diocese of Fort Worth, and a former Army Chaplain.

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Release date: 
May 1, 2010

Watch Curtiss Paul DeYoung discuss The Peoples' Bible. Find more videos like this on Fortress Forum. Building on the enthusiastic reception of and critical...

Release date: 
February 13, 2008
There are untold numbers of female prophets hiding in the masculine grammar and androcentric focus of the Hebrew scriptures. There are women-prophets in the...