She Can Read is Emily Cheney’s attempt to answer the feminist question of whether it is possible for a ‘her’ to read. While some feminists highlight women’s writing over men’s, others suggest that because language is so laden with patriarchy, even when women write or read, they reinforce that patriarchy. […]
Estimated reading time: 8 minutes
In part 1 of this post, I looked at Katharine Sakenfeld’s critique of feminist hermeneutics. Here I want to look more generally across a number of scholars at how they conceive of how to read the Bible. What are the keys that unlock the way they read the Bible?
Estimated reading time: 7 minutes
In my post about some African feminist theology I briefly mentioned the issue of feminist hermeneutics and I want to revisit that here. Just what is a feminist approach to reading the Bible? Katharine Sakenfeld says it’s one of the most common questions she is asked: how can feminists use the […]
Estimated reading time: 5 minutes
I’ve been writing a Bible essay on the Spirit in Ezekiel at the same time as I’ve been writing a Theology essay on the divinity of the Spirit. It’s an odd experience because in one essay I’m super zoomed in on one book and in the other, trying to take […]
Estimated reading time: 2 minutes