Women in the Hebrew Bible A Reader

ISBN-10: 0415915619
ISBN-13: 9780415915618
Edition: 1999
Authors: Alice Bach
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Description: The rise of feminist critique in women's studies has led to the Bible being considered in a new light, and women are no longer viewed as static and isolated. This book presents an overview on the place of women in the writings in the Old Testament.

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Book details

List price: $61.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 11/3/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 568
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English

The rise of feminist critique in women's studies has led to the Bible being considered in a new light, and women are no longer viewed as static and isolated. This book presents an overview on the place of women in the writings in the Old Testament.

Introduction
Women's World, Man's Place
Sexual Politics in the Hebrew Bible
The Social World of Women in Ancient Israel
The Place of Women in the Israelite Cultus
"And the Women Knead Dough"
The Worship of the Queen of Heaven in Sixth-Century
Women and the Domestic Economy of Early Israel
Structural and Patriarchal Functions in the Biblical Betrothal Type-Scene
Some Preliminary Notes
The Problem of the Body for the People of the Book Reading Women into Biblical Narratives
Status and Role of Female Heroines in the Biblical Narrative
Woman and the Discourse of Patriarchal Wisdom
A Study of Proverbs 1-9
The Harlot and Heroine
Narrative Art and Social Presupposition in Three Old Testament Texts
His Story Versus Her Story
Male Genealogy and Female Strategy in the Jacob Cycle
The Literary Characterization of Mothers and Sexual Politics in the Hebrew Bible
Who's Afraid of "The Endangered Ancestress?" Goddess and Women of Magic
A Heifer from Thy Stable
On Goddesses and the Status of Women in the Ancient Near East
The Queen Mother and the Cult in Ancient Israel
The Wise Women on 2
A Role Model for Women in Early Israel? Rereading Women in the Bible
Reading Strategies and the Story of Ruth
"A Son is Born to Naomi!"
Literary Allusions and Interpretation in the Book of Ruth
The Seduction of Even and the Exegetical Politics of Gender
Genesis 22
The Sacrifice of Sarah Sexual Politics in the Hebrew Bible
Law and Philosophy
The Case of Sex in the Bible
Eroticism and Death in the Tale of Jael
Dealing/With/Women
Daughters in the Book of Judges
Adultery in the House of
The Metanarrative of Biblical Scholarship and the Narratives of the Bible
Signs of the Flesh
Observations on Characterization in the Bible
Sacrifice and Salvation
Otherness and Domestication in the Book of Judith Mark
Judith, Holding the Tale of Herodotus Feminist Identities in Biblical Interpretation
Rereading the Body Politic
Women and Violence in Judges
Transforming the Nature of Community
Toward a Feminist People of Israel
With a Song in Her Heart
Listening to Scholars Listening to Miriam Elly Elshour, facilitator
Roundtable Discussion
Women with Disabilities-A Challenge to Feminist Theology A Case History
Numbers 5:11-31 Introduction to A Case History
The Strange Case of the Suspected Sotah (Numbers V 11-31)
The Case of the Suspected Adulteress, Numbers 5:11-31:Redaction and Meaning
Numbers 5 and the "Waters of Judgement"
Accusation of Adultery
A Study of Law and Scribal Practice in Numbers 5:11-31
Good to the Last Drop
Viewing the Sotah (Numbers 5:11-31) as the Glass is Half Empty and Wondering How to View It Half Full

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