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Sacred tropes : Tanakh, New Testament, and Qur'an as literature and culture

Author: Roberta Sterman Sabbath
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009.
Series: Biblical interpretation series, v. 98.
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Sacred Tropes interweaves Tanakh, New Testament, and Qur'an essays which collectively and individually enlist literary approaches including environmental, cultural studies, gender, psychoanalytic,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roberta Sterman Sabbath
ISBN: 9789004177529 9004177523
OCLC Number: 387774013
Description: xxiii, 534 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Part I : poetics. Introduction / Peter Heath. --
Contemporary readings of the Qur'an : cruel/compassionate? / Mehnaz M. Afridi. --
If the words be well understood : canticles and the problematic of spiritual metaphor / Jessie Cheney. --
Qur'an, canon, and literature / Bruce Fudge. --
Sign, analogy, and the Via Negativa : approaching the transcendent God of the Qur'an / Rosalind Ward Gwynne. --
Force dynamics and the Qur'an : an essay in cognitive Qur'anic poetics / Thomas Hoffmann. --
The function of tropic structures in the fourth gospel / William W. Kimbrel, Jr. --
Some aspects of narration in the Qur'an / Mustansir Mir. --
Death and the double : gothic aesthetics in Genesis 4.1-16 / Andrew Hock Soon Ng. --
The baroque prophets : an encounter between the Hebrew prophets and John Donne / Yvonne Sherwood. --
Part II : negotiating boundaries : crossings and defining the human and the divine. Introduction / Andrew Rippin. --
Jesus simulacrum, or the gospels vs. "the gospel" / George Aichele. --
Human-divine communication as a paradigm for power: Al-Tha'labī's presentation of Q. 38:24 and Q 38:34 / Marianna Klar. In possession of the night : Lilith as goddess, demon, vampire / Beth E. McDonald --
Images of Abraham and G-D in a Jewish reading of Genesis / Marvin A. Sweeney --
Part III : topographies : landscape and body --
Introduction to part III : / Jonathan Bordo --
Timeless texts and modern morals : challenges in Islamic sexual ethics / Kecia Ali --
Mary and the Marquise : reading the Annunciation in the romantic rape tradition / Betsy J. Bauman-Martin --
The Mesopotamian flood epic in the earliest texts, the Bible, and the Qur'an / Christine Dykgraaf --
Call it magic surgery : possessing members, possessing texts : circumcision and midrash / William Thomas McBride. --
The trajectory of hunger : appropriation and prophecy in the Book of Ruth / Ruth Tsoffar. --
Part IV: subjectivity. Introduction / Ngwarsungu Chiwengo. --
The shaman meets the poet: Maria Sabina and the curative powers of language / Viviana Diaz Balsera. --
From Haggadic exegesis to myth: popular stories of the prophets of Islam / Gottfried Hagen. The right to write : power, irony, and identity in the Book of Esther / J'annine Jobling & Alan Roughley. --
The Book of Job and Shakespearean subjectivity / Kathleen Lundeen. --
Sacred tropes : the laugh of Abraham and the birth of subjectivity. --
Roberta Sterman Sabbath. --
Crossing outlaws : the life and times of Jesse James and Jesus of Nazareth / Robert Paul Seesengood & Jennifer L. Koosed. --
Part V : gift and sacrifice. Introduction / Andrew Wernick. --
Mary in the Qur'an : rereading subversive births / Aisha Geissinger. --
Sarah's gift : gender, agency, and the sacred / Magda Romanska. --
What happens when Achsah gets off her ass? Queer reading and Judges 1:11-15 / Ken Stone. --
Isaac as the lamb of God : a hermeneutc crux in the re-reading of Jewish texts / John C. Ulreich. --
Part VI : imperialism, revolution, and community. Introduction / Stephen D. Moore. --
African rewritings of the Jewish and Islamic Solomonic tradition : the triumph of the Queen of Sheba in the Ethiopian fourteenth-century text Kebra Nagast / Wendy Laura Belcher. Noah's nakedness : Islam, Race, and the fantasy of the Christian west / Roland Boer and Ibrahim Abraham. --
Supplying the missing body of Onesimus : readings of Paul's letters to Philemon / Colleen M. Conway. --
Revelation and revolution : law, justice, and politics in the Hebrew Bible / Regina M. Schwartz. --
Antonin Scalia v. Jonathan Edwards : Romans 13 and the American theology of state / Jay M. Twomey.
Series Title: Biblical interpretation series, v. 98.
Responsibility: edited by Roberta Sterman Sabbath.

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