Encounters in Feminist Revisioning

Wrestling and Visitation

in Biblical Interpretation
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The imaginative reworking of biblical narrative and tropes has been a significant strategy of feminist biblical interpretation. This article considers the work of the British second-wave feminist writers Sara Maitland, Michèle Roberts and Michelene Wandor in exploring the relational encounters of feminist biblical revisioning. This article engages with the relationship between biblical texts and revisionist writers through the paradigms of wrestling and visitation encounter.

Biblical Interpretation

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