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Sexual Violence and Sacred Texts
Kalmanofsky, Amy, editor

Cambridge, MA: Feminist Studies in Religion, 2017 pp. xi + 143. $18.95


Description: At the heart of many religions are sacred texts that depict or even incite sexual violence. Most of this violence is directed against women and girls. Sexual Violence and Sacred Texts opens up an informed, passionate, interfaith dialogue for scholars and activists seeking to transform social problems that impact women and girls globally. Situated within struggles toward gender equity and widespread spiritual flourishing, these essays empower religious leaders, academics, and laypersons to confront and to creatively engage with sacred texts that re-inscribe sexual violence.

Subjects: Bible, Literature, Methods, Social-Scientific Approaches, Ideological Critique, Feminist Approaches, Other Methods

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Review by Sandie Gravett
Published 1/3/2019
Citation: Sandie Gravett, review of Amy Kalmanofsky, ed., Sexual Violence and Sacred Texts, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2019).


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