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Amy-Jill Levine

Amy-Jill Levine
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Amy-Jill Levine is E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of New Testament Studies at Vanderbilt University Divinity School (Nashville, Tennessee), Graduate Department of Religion, and Program in Jewish Studies. Readers of Christian Feminism Today will remember David Scholer’s review of Dr. Levine’s book, The Misunderstood Jew: The Church and the Scandal of the Jewish Jesus in our Spring, 2007 issue. It is accessible in the book review archives on our website, eewc.com.

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Marriage and Food: The Intra-Church Struggle Continues—1 Timothy 4:1-5

Lesson 10: “So the false teachers ‘forbid marriage and demand abstinence from [certain] foods’? Is that all the fuss is about? No wild orgies or murderous rampages? Maybe not, but these beliefs have extensive consequences. Theologically, they imply that true Christians will strive for union with a God who is pure spirit. They must leave behind earthy pleasures like sex and ordinary family life, as well as most tasty foods.”