B 2 Is the Bible Male? The Book of Ruth and Biblical Narrative (2013)


A fascinating and enlightening study of the Book of Ruth by one of Britain's leading biblical scholars. It looks at the perspective and emphasis of Ruth as well as its place in the Bible, and opens up the significance of other biblical texts that are written primarily from a female perspective.

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Author: Richard Bauckham

Richard Bauckham was until recently Professor of New Testament Studies in the University of St Andrews, Scotland, and is now Emeritus Professor in Cambridge.He studied at Cambridge, and taught there and in Manchester, before moving to St Andrews in 1992. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. He has been a major contributor to international New Testament scholarship in recent years. His attempts at relaxation include writing children's stories about the MacBears of Bearloch.

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