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Reading Ruth : contemporary women reclaim a sacred story

Author: Judith A Kates; Gail Twersky Reimer
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of thirty short essays by women on the book of Ruth. the book opens with the text of Ruth itself and follows with a range of essays grouped around topics in Ruth. these essays very widely in method and quality, some being academic ...
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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Reading Ruth.
New York : Ballantine Books, 1994
(OCoLC)648445316
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith A Kates; Gail Twersky Reimer
ISBN: 0345380339 9780345380333
OCLC Number: 30070674
Description: xxv, 386 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The Book of Ruth --
Verse by verse : a modern commentary / Ruth H. Sohn --
Ruth, Naomi, and Orpah : a parable of friendship / Gloria Goldreich --
Friendship / Ruth Anna Putnam --
Feminine plurals / Roberta Apfel and Lise Grondahl --
The concealed alternative / Avivah Zornberg --
The redeeming of Ruth / Alicia Ostriker --
Finding our past : a lesbian interpretation of the Book of Ruth / Rebecca Alpert --
Her mother's house / Gail Twersky Reimer --
Language as female empowerment in Ruth / Nehama Aschkenasy --
The journey toward life / Patricia Karlin-Neumann --
Fullness and emptiness, fertility and loss : meditations on Naomi's tale in the Book of Ruth / Lois C. Dubin --
Growing up and older with Ruth / Sylvia Rothchild --
The Book of Ruth and Naomi / Marge Piercy --
Ruth's journey / Ruth Whitman --
At the crossroads / Merle Feld --
Women at the center : Ruth and Shavuot / Judith A. Kates --
Circles of kinship : Samuel's family romance / Susanne Klingenstein --
Ruth / Cynthia Ozick --
Words not said : four poems after the Book of Ruth / Kathryn Hellerstein --
Awakening Ruth / Barbara Helfgott Hyett --
Isa / Nessa Rapoport --
Ruth and the continuity of Israel / Adele Berlin --
Ruth and Naomi, Rachel and Leah : sisters under the skin / Francine Klagsbrun --
Soldiers in an army of mothers : reflections on Naomi and the heroic biblical woman / Sylvia Barack Fishman --
Reading Ruth : where are the women? / Vanessa L. Ochs --
Ruth : dilemmas of loyalty and connection / Mona DeKoven Fishbane --
Reading Ruth with Naomi / Marianne Hirsch --
Ruth and the Messiah / Tamar Frankiel --
Ruth reconsidered / Susan Reimer Torn --
Dialogue on devotion / Norma Rosen.
Responsibility: edited by Judith A. Kates and Gail Twersky Reimer.
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A collection of thirty short essays by women on the book of Ruth. the book opens with the text of Ruth itself and follows with a range of essays grouped around topics in Ruth. these essays very widely in method and quality, some being academic ...

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