Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Kindle Edition of Holy Misogyny

For those of you who are asking, yes, Holy Misogyny, will be available in Kindle Edition.  I had this conversation with my editor on a couple of occasions, and this week he confirmed that the copy was sent out to be processed in electronic format as well as traditional hardcover. 

Another endorsement:

"April DeConick, a world class scholar, has written a must-read book for those interested in gender issues in relationship to God.  By integrating her vast knowledge of extracanonical and canonical texts, she expansively analyzes the effect of misogyny on conceptions of the female body and the profound difference such marginalization has made, even today, for women's ecclesiastical leadership and ordination."  Ann Graham Brock, Associate Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins, Iliff School of Theology, USA


Shawna Atteberry said...


Bradley C. said...

I am really looking forward to reading your book! Glad to see there will be a kindle edition!

Jane said...

really looking forward to this!

Richard Fellows said...

Firstly, thanks for this book.

Secondly, I have a question on women and travel in the ancient world. Do we have any evidence that it was safe or socially acceptable for a woman to travel without being accompanied by a male member of her household (husband, father, slaves)? I have searched for a study on this question, but have found almost nothing, so I was wondering if you have come across anything. Is Thecla's experience of sexual harassment (whether historical or fictional) indicative of the dangers of travel for women at the time? And if travel was impractical for women, would this explain why Jesus, the 12, all the envoys, and almost all the apostles were men, whereas many (most?) of the benefactors of the church were women?