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Psalms, Books 2-3

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ISBN-10: 0814681204

ISBN-13: 9780814681206

Edition: 2016

Authors: Denise Dombkowski Hopkins, Linda M. Maloney, Barbara E. Reid

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Many readers are convinced that the Psalms are hopelessly "masculine," especially given that seventy-three of the 150 psalms begin with headings linking them to King David. In this volume, Denise Dombkowski Hopkins sets stories about women in the Hebrew Bible alongside Psalms 42-89 as "intertexts" for interpretation. The stories of women such as Hannah, Rahab, Tamar, Bathsheba, Susanna, Judith, Shiphrah, Puah, and the Levite's concubine can generate a different set of associations for psalm metaphors than have traditionally been put forward. These different associations can give the reader different views of the dynamics of power, gender, politics, religion, family, and economics in ancient…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Liturgical Press
Publication date: 11/17/2016
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 462
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.37" tall
Weight: 1.826
Language: English

Saree Makdisi is professor of English and comparative literature at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the author of three books, including William Blake and the Impossible History of the 1790s.Denise Dombkowski Hopkins is professor of Old Testament at Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, D.C.