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The Making of Bible Women in the Fujian Zenana Mission from the 1880s to the 1950s

Zhou Yun

in Christian Women in Chinese Society: The Anglican Story

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9789888455928
eISBN:
9789888455379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455928.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores women missionaries from the Church of England Zenana Mission Society and their Bible women in Fujian. It focuses on the intercultural exchange between these two groups of women ... More


Eve’s Curse

Kimberly A. Hamlin

in From Eve to Evolution: Darwin, Science, and Women's Rights in Gilded Age America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226134611
eISBN:
9780226134758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226134758.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter One argues that the Genesis creation story played a defining role in debates about women’s rights for generations and that this is why so many women responded enthusiastically to Darwinian ... More


The Fourth Wave: Reimagining the German Jewish Bible

Abigail Gillman

in A History of German Jewish Bible Translation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226477695
eISBN:
9780226477862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226477862.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The three translators of the fourth wave believed that modern people’s relationship to the Bible, and to religion, had become reified, and that translation, undertaken in a modernist vein, could ... More


Raising “Our Girls”

Tracy A. Thomas

in Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the Feminist Foundations of Family Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780814783047
eISBN:
9781479853892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783047.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter addresses Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s feminist views on maternal custody and parenting. She advocated granting legal rights of child custody to mothers in the event of separation or ... More


Theosophical Luciferianism and Feminist Celebrations of Eve

Per Faxneld

in Satanic Feminism: Lucifer as the Liberator of Woman in Nineteenth-Century Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190664473
eISBN:
9780190664503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190664473.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter 4 deals with Theosophical Lucifierianism and its feminist implications. The argument is that Helena Petrovna Blavatsky’s explicit sympathy for the Devil should be understood not only as part ... More


The Bible and the Legacy of First Wave Feminism

Claudia Setzer

in The Bible in American Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190468910
eISBN:
9780190468958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190468910.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Biblical Studies

In its arguments for women’s rights and the vote, first wave feminism showed a variety of attitudes toward the Bible and its authority. Sarah Grimké and Frances Willard argued that the biblical text ... More


She Painted Her Eyes and Looked Out of the Window (2 Kgs 9:30): Cosmetics and the Other

Laura Quick

in Dress, Adornment, and the Body in the Hebrew Bible

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198856818
eISBN:
9780191889967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856818.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Evidence for the production and application of perfumed oil and cosmetics is found throughout the ancient world. In contrast to the wider ancient Near East, where both men and women utilize ... More


“But He Indeed Will Rule Over You”: Violence and the Personhood of Women in Ancient Israel

T. M. Lemos

in Violence and Personhood in Ancient Israel and Comparative Contexts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198784531
eISBN:
9780191827006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784531.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

This chapter argues that women, like foreigners, were subject to having their personhood erased by those who were dominant over them. The chapter begins with an assessment of whether women were ... More


He Will Wash His Garments in Wine (Gen 49:11): Dress and Ritual

Laura Quick

in Dress, Adornment, and the Body in the Hebrew Bible

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198856818
eISBN:
9780191889967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856818.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter takes its starting point from the notion that, for the biblical authors, clothing and jewellery symbolically encoded the personhood of its wearer. These items could thus manifest and ... More


Introduction

Kristin Kobes Du Mez

in A New Gospel for Women: Katharine Bushnell and the Challenge of Christian Feminism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190205645
eISBN:
9780190205676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190205645.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion and Society


Holy Garments for Glory and for Beauty (Exod 28:2): Dress and Identity

Laura Quick

in Dress, Adornment, and the Body in the Hebrew Bible

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198856818
eISBN:
9780191889967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856818.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In this chapter, I explore the function of dress in its wider social context, informed by anthropological and sociological approaches to the body. I consider the role of clothing as a disguise in the ... More


A Gold Ring in a Swine’s Snout (Prov 11:22): Jewellery and Personal Religion

Laura Quick

in Dress, Adornment, and the Body in the Hebrew Bible

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198856818
eISBN:
9780191889967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856818.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter explores jewellery in the Hebrew Bible in light of the material evidence from the ancient Levant. I consider the function of jewellery in biblical texts, focused upon how these objects ... More


Protestant Entrance and Christian Expansion (1840–1950)

David W. Kling

in A History of Christian Conversion

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780195320923
eISBN:
9780190062620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195320923.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

Beginning in the 1840s, Anglo-French gunboat diplomacy and “unequal treaties” forcibly opened China to European economic interests and, in so doing, introduced unprecedented opportunities for ... More


Dress, Adornment, and the Body in the Hebrew Bible

Laura Quick

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198856818
eISBN:
9780191889967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856818.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Dress, Adornment and the Body in the Hebrew Bible is the first monograph to treat dress and adornment in biblical literature in the English language. Beyond merely filling a gap in scholarship, the ... More


Peaceful Contact

Kathryn T. Long

in God in the Rainforest: Missionaries and the Waorani in Amazonian Ecuador

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190608989
eISBN:
9780190609016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190608989.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the trek into Wao territory in the Ecuadorian rainforest, the peaceful encounter in October 1958 between evangelical missionaries Rachel Saint and Elisabeth Elliot and Dayomæ’s ... More


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