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I Found God in Me: A Womanist Biblical Hermeneutics Reader

I Found God in Me is the first womanist biblical hermeneutics reader. In it readers have access, in one volume, to articles on womanist interpretative theories and theology as well as cutting-edge womanist readings of biblical texts by womanist biblical scholars. This book is an excellent resource for women of color, pastors, and seminarians interested in relevant readings of the biblical text, as well as scholars and teachers teaching courses in womanist biblical hermeneutics, feminist interpretation, African American hermeneutics, and biblical courses that value diversity and dialogue as crucial to excellent pedagogy.

Mitzi J. Smith, M.A. (OSU), M.Div. (HUSD), Ph.D. (Harvard), Professor of New Testament and Early Christian Studies at Ashland Theological Seminary/Detroit. She is also an ordained minister and preacher. Her interests include, but are not limited to, Luke-Acts, Philemon, Christology, Womanist and African American biblical interpretation. Dr. Smith’s latest three books are: Womanist Sass and Talk Back, I Found God in Me and Insights from African American Interpretation. Her website is

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