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Hello, do you have information concerning the re-writing of the Bible by American feminists?

Per your note to FEMINIST.COM, I don't have information specific to American feminists rewriting the Bible. Personally, I don't think it's a re-writing that we need, but different predominant interpretations. I don't think feminists see the Bible as the problem, but the Vatican's biased interpretation of the Bible. To learn more about these possibilities, I suggest that you reference the following:

1.) The Chalice and the Blade: Our History, Our Future by Riane T. Eisler
2.) When God Was a Woman by Merlin Stone
3.) Gospel According to Woman: Christianity's Creation of the Sex War in the West and A History of God: The 4000 Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity and Islam, both by Karen Armstrong. She's British, but because "the bible" cuts across nationality, I think her work is probably applicable to your search.

In addition to these books, you should also look in the the Union Theoligical Seminary and Auburn Theological Seminary. Both are located in New York City and both have feminist theologians who have certainly explored the topice of "the Bible" from a feminist perspective.


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