Saturday, May 17, 2008

Boldern/Switzerland, May 29 @ 5:30 pm

Join me at Boldern Conference Center in Zürich/Switzerland on May 29, 2008 at 5:30 pm (Hirschengraben 50).

In conjunction with a conference on "The Bible in a (Political) Crisis: Feminist Contributions from the USA", I will give a lecture on "Die Krux mit der Bibelbuchstäblichkeit: Die Christliche Rechte in den USA."

This talk is based on several of my publications, such as:
  • “Eve’s Daughters Liberated? The Book of Genesis in Feminist Biblical Studies.” In All the Women Went Out After Her: A Retrospective of Feminist Hermeneutics of the Hebrew Bible, ed. F. Rachel Magdalene (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, forthcoming)
  • “Bible Truth, Mega Churches, and the Christian Right in the USA.” In Theologie von Frauen für Frauen? Chancen und Probleme der Rückbindung feministischer Theologie an die Praxis. Beiträge zum Internationalen Kongress anlässlich des zwanzigjährigen Gründungsjubiläums der Europäischen Gesellschaft für theologische Forschung von Frauen (ESWTR), ed. Irmtraud Fischer, 202-226. Münster: LIT, 2007.
  • “The Christian Right’s Discourse on Gender and the Bible.” Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion 21, no. 1 (Spring 2005): 83-104.

As usual, copies of Introducing the Women's Hebrew Bible will be available for purchase. See you then and there!

Friday, April 11, 2008

April 22 Talk @ North Prospect Union UCC in Medford, MA (10:30 am)

Come and join us at the ElderSpirit Group of the North Prospect Union UCC in Medford, MA, on April 22 at 10:30 for coffee, conversation, and lunch!
At 11 AM I will talk about my book "Introducing the Women's Hebrew Bible"!
Copies of the books will be available for sale.
The meeting and talk will take place at:
144 North Street
Medford, MA 02155
For more information on North Prospect Union UCC, visit
See you then and there!

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

BigS--Learn more about the first inclusive Bible translation in German

Fresh off the online press are several articles on the first inclusive Bible translation in German. Visit the site at:

My contributions on "The Bibel in gerechter Sprache (BigS): The Secular Press, Kirchenherren, and Theology Proessors Reacts To a New German Inclusive Bible Translation" is linked here:

If you read German and want to learn more about this fascinating translation that has brought the Bible back into the public discourse in German-speaking countries, go to Of course you can always buy your own copy of the translation at, for instance, here:

Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Visit at Ebenezer/herchurch Lutheran in San Francisco

Come to Ebenezer/herchurch Lutheran in San Francisco and hear me introduce my book to this progressive feminist congregation on April 6 at 10:30 am! Yet another opportunity to get the book signed and stamped...

Ebenezer Lutheran Church
678 Portola Drive
San Francisco, CA 94127
Phone: 415-681-5400

I am looking forward to meeting you there and then!

Sunday, March 30, 2008

Event on April 8, 5:30pm

Join me at Starr King School for the Ministry on April 8 for a talk:

"A Third Kind Of Feminist Reading:
Toward a Sociological Paradigm of Feminist Biblical Studies"

Starr King School for the Ministry2441 Le Conte Ave
Berkeley, CA

TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2008 5:30-7:00 pm

There will be plenty of room for discussion and conversation, too. I'll sell copies copies of my book "Introducing the Women's Hebrew Bible" and sign your copy if you wish!!!
See you then and there, s2