From the November, 2007 issue of Touchstone
bible The Rebound Bible by Donna Thoennes

The Rebound Bible

Engaging the Bible: Critical Readings From Contemporary Women
edited by Choi Hee An and Katheryn Pfisterer Darr
Fortress Press, 2006
(144 pages, $18.00, paperback)

reviewed by Donna Thoennes

I read Engaging the Bible in New Delhi, India, where there was no escape from the harsh daily evidence of oppression based on caste, sex, religion, and disease. Sharing the authors’ concern “to address conflict and oppression and give us transforming power to deal with these realities,” I read the book looking for transforming power to deal with oppression.

But the transforming power to eradicate oppression ultimately comes from God and the truth of his Word, yet as . . .


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