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Emily Cheney

Emily Cheney is a Presbyterian minister in Georgia, a contributor to the New Interpreter's Dictionary of the Bible, and the author of She Can Read: Feminist Reading Strategies for Biblical Narrative.

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The Books between the Testaments 
What Christians Should Know about the Apocrypha
By Emily Cheney
Have you ever noticed that some Bibles have the words "with Apocrypha" written on their spines? In the Revised Standard Version of the Holy Bible, these words refer to nineteen books or parts of books placed after Malachi and before the Gospel of Mat...
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By Emily Cheney
The apostle Paul was certainly not the only missionary to the Gentiles (that is, all who are not Jews) during the time immediately following Jesus' death (c. 30 CE), for Philip and Peter also taught, baptized, and preached to Gentiles. Paul was not e...
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The Gospel of Judas 
Recent Discoveries, the Bible, and Tradition
By Emily Cheney
The Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John begin the New Testament. But are these Gospels the only ones connected with Jesus' twelve apostles? Not at all! Manuscripts of about thirty Gospels have been recovered in either complete or fragmentary for...
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By Emily Cheney
At times we are not sufficiently aware of how much the literary form of a book or text affects its meaning. We read biblical books and passages assuming that we can read them the same way that we read modern literature.The word Bible, derived from th...
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By Emily Cheney
Over a span of at least eleven hundred years, the books of the Bible were written for specific purposes, even though pinpointing these purposes and the historical circumstances surrounding them can at times be complex. While scholars do not always ag...
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