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By Anne Hege Grung,Marianne Bjelland Kartzow,Anna Rebecca Solevag

This stimulating selection of essays by way of well known students honors Turid Karlsen Seim. Bodies, Borders, Believers brings jointly biblical students, ecumenical theologians, archeologists, classicists, paintings historians, and church historians, operating part via part to probe the earlier and its receptions within the current. The contributions relate in a single manner or one other to Seim's huge study pursuits, protecting such issues as gender research, physically practices, and ecumenical discussion. The editors have introduced jointly a global staff of students, and one of the participants many scholarly traditions, theoretical orientations, and methodological methods are represented, making this ebook an interdisciplinary and border-crossing pastime. A entire bibliography of Seim's paintings is included.

"These articles refuse to be segregated on one part of any border, current conversations atmosphere parameters for complementary readings of Scriptures, old texts complicating modern different types, therefore embodying the pioneering spirit of the coed venerated by means of this robust, constant, genre-defying collection."
--Jennifer A. Glancy, writer of Slavery in Early Christianity and Corporal wisdom: Early Christian Bodies

"A tribute to the 1st lady with a doctoral measure in theology from a Norwegian collage, by means of a few of her scholars and co-workers. the amount showcases the vast orientation of Seim's theological pursuits spanning from exegesis through social reception heritage to ecumenical theology. It additionally offers samples of what's by way of now a coherent trajectory: the 'Oslo tuition' of gender-critical paintings on early Christian texts--one of whose major inspirations is professor Seim herself!"
--Jorunn Økland, Professor of Interdisciplinary Gender stories within the Humanities, collage of Oslo

"In this striking assortment, overseas students of the Bible, church background, artwork historical past, classics, archaeology, and ecumenical discussion stick to Seim's version of nuanced interpretation in The Double Message: styles of Gender in Luke-Acts. Luke positive aspects ladies prominently yet at the same time subordinates them. during this quantity, students take the physique heavily as a domain for theologizing; discover the borders among existence and dying, men and women, and Christians and Muslims; and speak about how trust can unite, not only divide."
--Bernadette J. Brooten, Robert and Myra Kraft Professor of Christian reviews and Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality reviews, of Classical reviews, and of non secular experiences, Brandeis collage

Anne Hege Grung is affiliate Professor in functional Theology on the useful Theological Seminary in Oslo. She is the writer of Gender Justice in Muslim-Christian Readings (forthcoming).

Marianne Bjelland Kartzow is Professor of recent testomony experiences on the school of Theology, collage of Oslo, Norway. She is the writer of Gossip and Gender (2009) and Destabilizing the Margins (Pickwick guides, 2012).

Anna Rebecca Solevåg is Postdoctoral study Fellow on the college of venture and Theology, Stavanger, Norway. She is the writer of Birthing Salvation (2013).

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