A Women's Lectionary for the Whole Church: Year W

A Women's Lectionary for the Whole Church: Year W by Wilda C. Gafney 1640654747 9781640654747
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What would it look like if women built a lectionary focusing on womens stories?

What does it look like to tell the good news through the stories of women who are often on the margins of scripture and often set up to represent bad news? How would a lectionary centering womens stories, chosen with womanist and feminist commitments in mind, frame the presentation of the scriptures for proclamation and teaching?

The scriptures are androcentric, male-focused, as is the lectionary that is dependent upon them. As a result, many congregants know only the biblical mens stories told in the Sunday lectionary read in their churches. A more expansive, more inclusive lectionary will remedy that by introducing readers and hearers of scripture to "womens stories" in the scriptures.

A Womens Lectionary for the Whole Church, when completed, will be a three-year lectionary accompanied by a stand-alone single year lectionary, Year W, that covers all four gospels.


Author: Wilda C. Gafney

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 360

Publisher: Church Publishing

Publication Date: 2021-08-17


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