Item description for Her Story: Women in Christian Tradition (2nd Edition) by Barbara J. MacHaffie...
Overview Revised and updated text and readings History and primary readings are combined and augmented with helpful pedagogical books. Supported by a dedicated Web site that includes chapter summaries, questions for discussion and Web links that vividly bring the stories of women to life in portraits, artifacts, and other primary materials.
Publishers Description An accessible, introductory text first published by Fortress Press in 1983, Her Story: Women in Christian History has sold over 30,000 copies of the first edition and has ably helped readers recover the oft-ignored or submerged stories of women in the Christian tradition, from biblical times to now. Barbara MacHaffie, who wrote the brief history and compiled a lively anthology of companion primary readings, has revised and updated the text and readings. In this new edition, history and primary readings are combined and augmented with helpful pedagogical tools. This new textbook, which offers sympathetic coverage of all Christian traditions, is supported by a dedicated companion Web site that includes chapter summaries, questions for discussion and Web links that vividly bring the stories of women to life in portraits, artifacts, and other primary materials.
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Studio: Augsburg Fortress Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 6.75" Height: 8.75" Weight: 1.7 lbs.
Release Date Mar 7, 2006
Publisher AUGSBURG FORTRESS PUB. #99
ISBN 0800638263 ISBN13 9780800638269
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More About Barbara J. MacHaffie
Barbara J. MacHaffie was born in 1949.
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Classic Text Made Better Dec 3, 2006
With the new second edition of "Her Story," the classic text has been made even better. For a broad introduction of women in the Christian tradition, there is no better academic text available. MacHaffie writes like a seasoned professor, in the best sense of that term. To make matters even better, her constantly-updated web site makes her new edition like an ever-updated book. If you are a professor or student wanting a general overview to the topic of women in Christian history, stop here first.
Reviewer: Bob Kellemen, Ph.D., is the author of "Soul Physicians," "Spiritual Friends," "Beyond the Suffering: Embracing the Legacy of African American Soul Care and Spiritual Direction," and the forthcoming "Sacred Friendships: Listening to the Voices of Women Soul Care-Givers and Spiritual Directors."
Dr. MacHaffie is a Genious Mar 21, 2006
Dr. Barbara MacHaffie's book Her Story is eminently readable and always informative. Her books and her scholarship are inspirational. Fantastic book by an amazing woman.
Very eloquently and convincingly documented Nov 19, 1998
"Her Story: Women in Christian Tradition" was written to redress the history of women in Christianity. She noted that traditionally, the focus has always been on the successes and failures of the male side of the Christian community. Eclipsed in those accounts were the significant stories of women, their roles and episcopal status, and how they converge with cultural undertones and the emerging epistemological frames of feminism and American religion. She explores this by tracing how the study of women, in Christianity, has developed through the ages. In this respect, she seeks to rewrite "His" story by telling "Her" story.