Detailed feminist interpretation of every book of the Bible
The aim of this commentary is to provide feminist interpretation of every section of the Bible, in serious, scholarly engagement with the whole text from a feminist perspective. A central concern is how the text is heard and understood by men and women today. At the same time, this commentary aims to be faithful to the ancient text.
Scholars represent many different religious traditions, diverse ages, and varying cultural, racial, ethnic, and social contexts
Includes feminist biblical interpretation by both pioneers in the field and the younger generation of scholars
Diverse voices of scholars offering other perspectives from that of the main author
Uses the New Revised Standard Version (NRSV), which is provided for easy reference at the top of each section of commentary
“Translation Matters” raise questions about problematic translations
Wherever Hebrew or Greek words are used, English translation is provided