A Feminist Companion to the Acts of the Apostles

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Amy-Jill Levine, Marianne Blickenstaff
Bloomsbury Academic, Nov 1, 2004 - Religion - 242 pages
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The ninth volume in this series deals with the second part of Luke's narrative: the Acts of the Apostles. In this diverse collection, Janice Capel Anderson, James Arlandson, Virginia Burrus, Karen Torjesen, Beverly Gavanta, Musimbi Kanyoro, Dennis MacDonald, Shelly Matthews, Todd Penner, Caroline Vander Stichele, Robert Price, Barbara Reid, Scott Spencer, Jeffrey Staley, and Kathy Chambers utilize a variety of approaches to address issues of ethnicity and class, economic and social status, speech and silence, comedy and tragedy, construction of masculinity, mission and post-colonial response, literary influences both behind and in front of the text.

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Amy-Jill Levine is the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of New Testament Studies, Vanderbilt University Divinity School and Graduate Department of Religion, and director of the Carpenter Program in religion, gender and sexuality in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Marianne Blickenstaff has a Ph.D. in New Testament from Vanderbilt University, and is Biblical Reference Editor at Abingdon Press, Nashville, TN. She is co-editor, with Amy-Jill Levine, of the Feminist Companion to the New Testament series (T&T Clark).

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