Huber co-edited a collection of critical readings related to the study of gender, sex and sexuality in biblical texts and traditions.
Maude Sharpe Powell Professor of Religious Studies Lynn R. Huber co-edited, with Dr. Rhiannon Graybill of Rhodes College, a collection of critical readings related to the study of gender, sex and sexuality in biblical texts and traditions, titled “The Bible, Gender, and Sexuality: Critical Readings.”
The volume, published by Bloomsbury, gathered already published essays and articles in the field that reflect a variety of approaches and perspectives, including feminist, womanist and queer methodologies. Graybill and Huber each contributed an essay to the volume and wrote an introductory essay on the state of the field and section introductions that highlight the insights made by each selection.
The previously published essay Huber contributed to the volume is titled, “Gazing at the Whore: Reading Revelation Queerly.” Huber reads the Book of Revelation’s image of the “Whore” as a call to disengage with imperial ways of thinking and living. The essay is used widely by colleagues in classrooms as an example of a queer-lesbian approach to biblical interpretation.