Doing Biblical Masculinity Studies as Feminist Biblical Studies? Critical Interrogations

Programme

This research unit promotes the feminist study of biblical literature with a focus on epistemological, hermeneutical, and methodological questions, through a critical exploration of the relation between “masculinity studies” and “feminist studies” in Hebrew Bible studies.

The goals are:  (1) to inject innovative, creative, and challenging ideas from newly emerging area of critical masculinity studies into the field of feminist biblical studies; (2) to create a scholarly conversation about the contributions of biblical masculinity studies to the gendered study of the Hebrew Bible and interpretation histories in its intersectional appearances;  (3) to foster collaboration among variously located scholars working in the field of feminist and masculinity biblical studies in the European and global contexts; (4) to interrogate biblical masculinity studies as an area of feminist biblical discourse and the current institutional and socio-political dynamics of feminist and gendered approaches to biblical texts, characters, and issues.

Chairs

Susanne Scholz, Perkins School of Theology Southern Methodist University

Hanna Stenström, Stockholm School of Theology

Sessions


Berlin 2017


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