Sunday, February 15, 2015

Women Biblical Scholars

Women Biblical Scholars
Throughout history women have loved, studied, and taught the scriptures. Unfortunately, many of us have never heard of these biblical scholars and theologians. Often they are left out of history books and classrooms. The goal of this blog is to draw attention to the works of these women and discover what they contribute to our understanding of the biblical text. With greater awareness, this scholarship can shape course curriculum, homilies, public discourse, and academia itself.

The blog will include profiles, interviews, book reviews, and other means to spotlight women biblical scholars. Of particular interest are Christian and Jewish scholars whose work contributes to the thriving of faith communities and advances helpful discussion of religion in our contemporary world.  If you know of something that should be added to this site, would like to contribute a guest post or help develop the index of scholars please e-mail:

Header photograph of Doctor of the Church, Teresa of Ávila, is used courtesy of Lawrence OP. Cropped from the original. The statute is located in a convent in Salamanca that she founded in 1570.

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