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Women in the biblical world : a survey of Old and New Testament perspectives

Author: Elizabeth A McCabe
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : University Press of America, [2009-] ©2009 ©2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book encompasses the latest research in feminist biblical scholarship. New angles of interpretation and fresh perspectives regarding often overlooked biblical women will be gained from the pages  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth A McCabe
ISBN: 9780761846772 0761846778 9780761853879 0761853871
OCLC Number: 757345972
Description: volumes ; 23 cm
Contents: Volume 1. Women in the world of Hebrew scripture. Answers to unresolved questions : a closer look at Adam and Eve in Genesis 2-3 / Elizabeth A. McCabe --
A biological consideration for the extended period of impurity after the birth of a daughter in ancient Israel / Karen Fitz La Barge --
Rahab in rehab : Christian interpretation of the Madame from Jericho / William L. Lyons --
Achsah, the raped Pîlegeš, and the book of Judges / Tammi J. Schneider --
You are a Bible child : exploring the lives of children and mothers through the Elisha cycle / Julie Faith Parker --
Refusing the Syrophoenician woman : the disparate perspectives of Jesus, Mark, and feminist critiques / Lynn B.E. Jencks --
Blessing the first birth : a feminist critical reading of Luke 11:27-28 / Victoria Phillips --
A reevaluation of Phoebe in Romans 16:1-2 as a diakonos and prostatis : exposing the inaccuracies of English translations / Elizabeth A. McCabe --
Junia : woman and apostle / Hope Stephenson --
In search of the voice of women in the churches : revisiting the command to silence women in 1 Corinthians 14:34-35 / Lee A. Johnson --
Bad girls or good ascetics? : the gynaikaria of the pastoral epistles / Gail P. Streete. Volume 2. A survey of Old and New Testament perspectives. A liberating look at Tamar in Genesis 38 / Nathan E. Rutenbeck --
Who is interpreting the text? : a feminist Jewish hermeneutic of Deborah / Tammi J. Schneider --
Manoah's wife : gender inversion in a patriarchal birth narrative / Rob Fleenor --
Defending Queen Vashti in Esther 1:10-12 : what her attorney might say / Elizabeth A. McCabe --
A clever twist to a classic tale : a fresh perspective on Job's wife in Job 2:9 / Caitlin Norton --
Hat or hair in 1 Corinthians 11:2-16 or does it matter? : what are Christian women to do? / William R. Baker --
Women in Greco-Roman education and its implications for 1 Corinthians 14 and 1 Timothy 2 / James Riley Estep, Jr. --
Prayer and syncretism in 1 Timothy / Frank Ritchel Ames and J. David Miller.
Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth A. McCabe.

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There are few matters that, historically, have been overlooked as much as women's roles in the Bible. Volume 2 of Women in the Biblical World is therefore welcome, as its contributors bring Read more...

 
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