'This excellent book serves not only to analyze the roots of anti-Judaism in Christianity but also to expose the way in which oppressive methods of exegesis were used to "keep women in their place".' Sanrie van Zyl, Religious Studies Review, 1999.
About the Author
Luise Schottroff, D.Phil. (1960), Habil. (1969), is Professor of New Testament at the University of Kassel. She has published widely on the social history of Early Christianity, liberation theology and feminist theology. Marie-Theres Wacker, D.Phil. (1982), Habil. (1995), is Guest Professor for Feminist Theology and Exegesis at the University of Bamberg. Her interests lie in feminist hermeneutics and interpretation of the Hebrew Bible, the history of religions and Jewish-Christian dialogue.