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Wise, strange, and holy : the strange woman and the making of the Bible

Author: Claudia V Camp
Publisher: Sheffield, England : Sheffield Academic Press, ©2000.
Series: Journal for the study of the Old Testament., Supplement series ;, 320.; Gender, culture, theory, 9.
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The relationship of the Strange Woman and Woman Wisdom, separate but inseparable in Proverbs 1-9, is the book's analytic starting point, becoming a hermeneutical lens for viewing other texts of strangeness-of gender, ethnicity, sexuality, and cultic activity. Wisdom and strangeness mark the narratives of Samson and Solomon, while priestly literature sets strangeness against holiness. Miriam and Dinah, sisters of  Read more...
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Camp, Claudia V., 1951-
Wise, strange, and holy.
Sheffield, England : Sheffield Academic Press, ©2000
(DLC) 00456386
(OCoLC)45106684
Named Person: Samson, (Biblical judge); Solomon, King of Israel.; Miriam, (Biblical figure); Dinah, (Biblical figure); Samson, (Juge biblique); Salomon, roi d'Israël.; Miriam, (Personnage biblique); Dina (Personnage biblique)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Claudia V Camp
ISBN: 9780567063502 056706350X
OCLC Number: 286913564
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (372 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; Part I: WOMAN WISDOM AND THE STRANGE WOMAN IN THE BOOK OF PROVERBS; Chapter 1 THE STRANGE WOMAN OF PROVERBS; Chapter 2 WISE AND STRANGE: WOMAN AS TRICKSTER IN PROVERBS; Part II: READING BIBLICAL NARRATIVE AS WISE AND STRANGE; Chapter 3 RIDDLERS, TRICKSTERS AND STRANGE WOMEN IN THE SAMSON STORY; Chapter 4 READING SOLOMON AS A WOMAN; Part III: SISTER, BROTHER, OTHER: THE ISRAELITE WOMAN ESTRANGED; Chapter 5 OF LINEAGES AND LEVITES, SISTERS AND STRANGERS: CONSTRUCTING PRIESTLY BOUNDARIES IN THE POSTEXILIC PERIOD.
Series Title: Journal for the study of the Old Testament., Supplement series ;, 320.; Gender, culture, theory, 9.
Responsibility: Claudia V. Camp.

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An analysis of the relationship of the Strange Woman and Woman Wisdom, separate but inseparable in Proverbs 1-9.  Read more...

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