27 Jan '15, 1am

Alice Walker coined term womanist- In Search of Our Mothers’ Gardens 4 parts @WilGafney explains: #womanism4every1

Alice Walker coined term womanist- In Search of Our Mothers’ Gardens 4 parts @WilGafney explains: #womanism4every1

We’re picking up our popular “Ask a…” series in the new year, beginning with “Ask a womanist biblical scholar…” The Reverend Wil Gafney, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible at Brite Divinity School in Fort Worth, Texas and is an Episcopal priest canonically resident in the Diocese of Pennsylvania and licensed in the Diocese of Fort Worth. A scholar of prophets, prophecy and prophetic texts in ancient Israel and surrounding cultures specializing in women prophets, she also specializes in womanist and feminist ways of reading scripture. A particular love is the Hebrew language - reading, teaching, studying - and classical rabbinic (Jewish) biblical scholarship. Dr. Gafney is the author of Daughters of Miriam: Women Prophets in Ancient Israel, and the Peoples’ Bible, which she co-edited, available through Fortress Press. You posed some really great questions to Dr. G...

Full article: http://rachelheldevans.com/blog/ask-a-womanist-biblical-s...

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