Bread not Stone

Bread not stoneBread Not Stone: The Challenge of Feminist Biblical Interpretation.

Boston: Beacon, 1985. Tenth Anniversary Edition, 1995. [Translations: German, Dutch, Japanese]

his feminist classic explores the ways in which women can read the Christian Bible with full understanding of both its oppressive and its liberating functions. In the substantial new Afterword to this edition, Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza situates Bread Not Stone in relation to mainstream Biblical scholarship, Catholic and Protestant theologies, liberation theologies, and nineteenth-century feminist writings on the Bible.