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From Eve to Esther Rabbinic Reconstructions of Biblical Women

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ISBN-10: 0664255426

ISBN-13: 9780664255428

Edition: 1994

Authors: Leila Leah Bronner

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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date: 9/1/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.99" long x 10.43" tall
Weight: 0.022
Language: English

Introduction: "She Shall Be Called 'Woman'"
Aggadic Attitudes toward Women
Eve's Estate: Temptation, Modesty, and the Valorization of Matrimony
Serah bat Asher: The Transformative Power of Aggadic Invention
The Regime of Modesty: Ruth and the Rabbinic Construction of the Feminine Ideal
"Remember Thy Handmaid": On Hannah and Prayer
"The King's Daughter Is All Glorious Within": The Estate of Daughterhood
Hope for the Harlot: The Estate of the Marginalized Woman
"Deborah, Say Your Song": Female Prophecy in Talmudic Tradition
Conclusion: Complexity and Contradiction in the Rabbinic Construction of Woman
Index of Names and Subjects
Index of Rabbinic References