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Engaging The Bible In A Gendered World

Author : Linda Day
ISBN : 9780664229108
Genre : Religion
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In highly accessible essays, the book covers the history, achievements, and cutting-edge questions in the area of gender and biblical scholarship, including violence and the Bible, female biblical God imagery, and sexuality."--Jacket.
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Oxford Encyclopedia Of The Bible And Gender Studies

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ISBN : 9780199836994
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As the first major encyclopedia of its kind, The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Gender Studies (OEBGS) is the go-to source for scholars and students undertaking original research in the field. Extending the work of nineteenth and twentieth century feminist scholarship and more recent queer studies, the Encyclopedia seeks to advance the scholarly conversation by systematically exploring the ways in which gender is constructed in the diverse texts, cultures, and readers that constitute "the world of the Bible." With contributions from leading scholars in gender and biblical studies as well as contemporary gender theorists, classicists, archaeologists, and ancient historians, this comprehensive reference work reflects the diverse and interdisciplinary nature of the field and traces both historical and modern conceptions of gender and sexuality in the Bible. The two-volume Encyclopedia contains more than 160 entries ranging in length from 1,000 to 10,000 words. Each entry includes bibliographic references and suggestions for further reading, as well as a topical outline and index to aid in research. The OEBGS builds upon the pioneering work of biblically focused gender theorists to help guide and encourage further gendered discussions of the Bible.

The Bible Gender And Reception History The Case Of Job S Wife

Author : Katherine Low
ISBN : 9780567520456
Genre : Religion
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The Bible, Gender, and Reception History: The Case of Job's Wife investigates the fleeting appearance in the Bible of Job's wife and its impact on the imaginations of readers throughout history. It begins by presenting key interpretive gaps in the biblical text concerning Job and his wife, explaining the way gender studies offers guiding principles with which the author engages a reception history of their marriage. After analyzing Job and his wife within medieval Christian theology of Eden, the author identifies ways in which Job's wife visually aligns with medieval images of Satan. The volume explores portrayals of Job and his wife in publications on marriage and gender roles in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, moving onto an investigation of William Blake's sharp artistic divergence from the common tradition in his representation of Job's wife as a shrew. In the exploration of societal portrayals of Job and his Wife throughout history, this book discovers how arguments about marriage intertwine with not only gender roles, but also, with political, social, and historical movements.
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Toward Decentering The New Testament

Author : Mitzi J. Smith
ISBN : 9781532604669
Genre : Religion
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Toward Decentering the New Testament is the first introductory text to the New Testament written by an African American woman biblical scholar and an Asian-American male biblical scholar. This text privileges the voices, scholarship, and concerns of minoritized nonwhite peoples and communities. It is written from the perspectives of minoritized voices. The first few chapters cover issues such as biblical interpretation, immigration, Roman slavery, intersectionality, and other topics. Questions raised throughout the text focus readers on relevant contemporary issues and encourage critical reflection and dialogue between student-teachers and teacher-students.
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Flame Of Yahweh

Author : Richard M. Davidson
ISBN : 1565638476
Genre : Religion
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The Flame of Yahweh offers a thorough exploration of gender relationships and sexual activity in the Old Testament. Topics include sexuality in Eden, the elevation vs. the denigration of women, exclusivity vs. adultery and pre-marital sex, permanence vs. divorce and remarriage, intimacy vs. incest, and sexuality in the Song of Songs.
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The New Interpreter S Bible One Volume Commentary

Author : David L. Petersen
ISBN : IND:30000127077257
Genre : Religion
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A brand-new volume in the New Interpreter's line, offering in one volume articles on all the books of the Bible, including the Apocrypha
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Die Moabiter Geschichte Und Kultur Eines Ostjordanischen Volkes Im 1 Jahrtausend V Chr

Author : Erasmus Gass
ISBN : UOM:39015079302330
Genre : History
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Der Autor bespricht in seiner Studie alle bekannten literarischen Quellen zu Moab aus dem 1. Jahrtausend v.Chr. Die Texte aus Moab selbst werden eingehend untersucht. Ausserdem werden die Notizen aus agyptischen und neuassyrischen Quellen sowie das Alte Testament ausgewertet. Uber den Umweg der Sihon-Tradition haben die biblischen Autoren Moab aus dem nordlichen in den sudlichen Landesteil verlagert. Das eigentliche Kernland Moabs war aber zu allen Zeiten nordlich des Arnon. Schliesslich werden die archaologischen Daten fur eine Rekonstruktion der Geschichte Moabs im 1. Jahrtausend v.Chr. herangezogen.Der Durchgang durch die Quellen zeigt, dass ab dem 9. Jahrhundert v. Chr. im nordlichen Moab nationalstaatliche Tendenzen auszumachen sind. Die verschiedenen Ethnien im Gebiet von Moab wurden in der Folgezeit geeint. Archaologisch zeigt sich, dass die Besiedlung des sudlichen Moabs vermutlich von einer starken Zentralmacht im Norden organisiert wurde. Erst nach dem Verlust der Nationalstaatlichkeit erodiert auch das Zusammengehorigkeitsgefuhl der Bewohner. Eine staatlich verfasste Gesellschaft hat es ab der persischen Zeit in Moab fur lange Zeit nicht mehr gegeben.
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ISBN : NWU:35556041028028
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