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The Woman's Bible
Part 2: Chapter 8: The Books of Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and The Song of Solomon [PDF] (448.0Kb)
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Stanton, Elizabeth Cady
The publication of The Woman's Bible in 1895 and 1898 represented the feminist pioneer's last strike at the roots of the ideology behind her gender's subordinate role in society. In keeping with her characteristic radical individualism, Stanton attacks religious orthodoxy on a political rather than scholarly basis. This clarion call to action consists of a book-by-book examination of the Bible, placing events in their historical context, interpreting passages as both allegory and fact, and comparing them with the myths of other cultures. It endures as an extraordinary document because of the questions it addresses, the topics it covers, and its still-resonant sincerity.
Rare Books;HQ1395 .W87
European Publishing Company
Religion; Feminism; Bible; Commentaries; Women