Perspectives on Feminist Hermeneutics

Published: November 17, 2021

Table of contents:

Preface / Gayle Gerber Koontz

Part 1—Feminist Hermeneutics

A classicist looks at the difficult passages / Catherine Clark Kroeger

Biblical interpretation / David Schroeder

A hermeneutical challenge for womanists / Toinette M. Eugene

Modern women and ancient writing / Mary Schertz

The hermeneutical challenge / Diane L. MacDonald

Hermeneutic community — a feminist challenge / Lydia Harder.

Part 2—Hermeneutics Applied: Proposals and Responses

The New Testament haustafel: egalitarian or status quo? / David Schroeder

The triumphal entry: a study of authority (Luke 19:24-21:38) / Mary Schertz

“Likewise you wives…”: another look at 1 Peter 2:11-5:11 / Mary Schertz

God as friend: Jephthah’s daughter (Judges 11:29-40) / Mary Schertz

Is God the friend of slaves and wives? / Ben C. Ollenburger

Method and understanding for texts and disciples / Willard M. Swartley

Response to the responders / Mary Schertz.