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Overview How should a woman today read the Gospel of Luke? How can her perspective shed new light on the text? Is her view similar to or different from her counterpart in New Testament times who listened to the same stories? And what about the women, mentioned in Luke, who "ministered to them"? A Woman Reads the Gospel of Luke is a woman's view of possible ways of reading the Gospel of Luke. In Luke's text scholars find worldviews reflecting the experience and importance of women in first-century Christian communities, since Luke, more than others, seems to have been influenced by women and gives women importance in his Gospel. This readable, clear, chapter-by-chapter commentary relies on traditional historical, cultural, and literary interpretations. Nevertheless, it breaks new ground in asking the questions "How can we understand what is read?" and "How is the text fulfilled even as we listen?" from three points of view: that of a contemporary woman of today, that of a woman in the first century, and that of the women mentioned in Luke's Gospel. Those in ministry, in adult religious education groups, scholars interested in new ways of reading the New Testament, and all who are interested in women's perspectives in New Testament times will find that A Woman Reads the Gospel of Luke invites them to ask new questions that can be applied to personal, social, or faith aspects of their lives today.
Publishers Description How should a woman today read the Gospel of Luke? How can her perspective shed new light on the text? Is her view similar to or different from her counterpart in New Testament times who listened to the same stories? And what about the women, mentioned in Luke, who ministered to them?
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Studio: The Liturgical Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.23" Width: 5.39" Height: 0.57" Weight: 0.68 lbs.
Release Date Sep 23, 2002
Publisher Liturgical Press
ISBN 0814623077 ISBN13 9780814623077
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More About Loretta C. Dornisch & Dornisch Loretta
Dornishch is professor of religious studies at Edgewood College, Madison, Wisconsin, where she incorporates new theories of interpretation in her courses, including those in New Testament.
Loretta C. Dornisch currently resides in the state of Wisconsin.
Reviews - What do customers think about A Woman Reads the Gospel of Luke?
GREAT BOOK May 30, 2007
VERY GOOD READING MATERIAL. SHARING WITH OTHERS IN A CLASS IN CHURCH THAT THE PASTOR TEACHES. AUTHOR GIVES VERY GOOD PERSPECTIVE WITH WOMEN IN LUKES GOSPEL. FIND IT VERY FASCINATING READING.I DO NOT WANT TO PUT IT DOWN. IT ENGAGES ME VERY MUCH.