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Gospels: Narrative and History
Mercedes Navarro Puerto, Marinella Perroni, editors
BW 2.1
Publication Date
September 2015



An international collection of ecumenical, gender-sensitive interpretations

In this volume of the Bible and Women Series, contributors examine how biblical studies intersects with feminist interpretive methods with regard to the Gospels. Authors examine the lives of women in Roman Palestine, named and unnamed women in the Gospels, and the role of gender in the reception of the Hebrew scriptures in the New Testament.


  • Essays by international group of scholars 
  • An introduction and twenty essays focused on women and gender relations
  • Coverage of power relations and ideologies within the texts and in current interpretations

Mercedes Navarro Puerto is Professor, Escuela Feminista de Teologia de Andalucía, and Facultad de Filología, at the Universidad de Sevilla, Spain.

Marinella Perroni teaches New Testament at Pontificio Ateneo S. Anselmo in Rome, where she is professor.

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