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Making men : the male coming-of-age theme in the Hebrew Bible

Author: Stephen M Wilson
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2015] ©2015
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"This book identifies seven narratives of male maturation in the Hebrew Bible, and shows how this theme is employed by biblical redactors and narrators to highlight transitions in the historical prose of the Hebrew Bible. It also considers how these stories provide insight into the varying representations of biblical masculinity"--
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Wilson, Stephen M.
Making Men : The Male Coming-of-Age Theme in the Hebrew Bible
Oxford : Oxford University Press,c2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen M Wilson
ISBN: 9780190222833 0190222832 0190222840 9780190222840
OCLC Number: 927296640
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Iintroduction: Masculinity Studies, Rites of Passage, and the Absence of an Extended Treatment of Male Coming of Age in Biblical Scholarship ; Chapter 1: The Defining Characteristics of Manhood in the Hebrew Bible ; Chapter 2: The Depiction of Boyhood in the Hebrew Bible ; Chapter 3: Moses and Samuel: Case Studies of Pre-Monarchic Maturation ; Chapter 4: David and Solomon: Case Studies of Royal Maturation ; Chapter 5: Failing To Come of Age in the Hebrew Bible ; Chapter 6: Conclusion ; Appendix: Are There Other Stories of Biblical Male Maturation?
Responsibility: Stephen M. Wilson.
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