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Michal (Biblical figure)

Works: 39 works in 78 publications in 3 languages and 4,962 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Religious fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographical fiction  Drama  Biography  History  Sermons 
Classifications: PS3555.D474, 813.54
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Publications about Michal
Most widely held works about Michal
    Queenmaker : a novel of King David's Queen by India Edghill( Book )
    10 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 1,445 libraries worldwide
    A retelling of the biblical story of King David and Queen Michal follows Michal, who lived and reigned in David's court for more than forty years, as she speaks about her hopes and fears while war, betrayal, death, and prophecy rage through the Promised Land
    Michal : a novel by Jill Eileen Smith( Book )
    8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 874 libraries worldwide
    Daughter of King Saul, Michal lives a life of privilege - but one that is haunted by her father's unpredictable moods and competition from her beautiful older sister
    Telling Queen Michal's story an experiment in comparative interpretation by David J. A Clines( file )
    3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 850 libraries worldwide
    This book, an anthology of previously published writing about Michal together with some new and original essays, is something of an experiment. Its purpose is to provide reders with raw materials for developing their own reading of the Michal story. It does not offer a unified portrait of this biblical character, but rather invites readers to form their own assessment interactively with these readings of the Michal story. At the same time, this book presents some systematic guidance for coping with these divergent interpretations of the complex and tantalizing figure of Michal
    A woman's place is in the house royal women of Judah and their involvement in the House of David by Elna K Solvang( Computer File )
    2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 581 libraries worldwide
    Archaeological discoveries have increasingly brought to light evidence of women's involvement in the royal houses of the ancient Near East, yet such evidence has not fundamentally altered the perception of monarchy as an exclusively male-gendered theological, political, and social institution. Solvang's study assembles the evidence in search of an integrated view of royal women's position and power in critical functions of monarchy, challenging customary assumptions about women's place in the royal harem. The historical information serves as a backdrop for a literary reading of biblical texts
    Queenmaker [a novel of King David's Queen] by India Edghill( Computer File )
    5 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 528 libraries worldwide
    The childhood sweetheart of David, Michal is the daughter of King Saul, David's good friend and even greater enemy. Although they are married as teenagers, David abandons Michal only to remarry her 10 years later after ascending the throne as King. David is a greedy and ambitious man, but Michal refuses to compromise her soul and thrives in her own ways under his rule
    Michal's moral dilemma : a literary, anthropological, and ethical interpretation by Jonathan Y Rowe( Book )
    3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
    Michals Moral Dilemma proposes that attention should be paid to the moral goods that feature in the text, before arguing that the family, a central feature of Old Testament morality, should be understood as a set of practices rather than an institution. Jonathan Rowe discusses the use of models of social action to comprehend the social world of the Bible, and suggests a modified version of Bakhtins theory of heteroglossic voices can help readers appreciate how authors present a moral vision by approving some characters actions whilst undermining others. The discussion of Michals moral dilemma
    King Saul's daughter, a Biblical dialogue by Morris Raphael Cohen( Book )
    2 editions published between 1952 and 1953 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
    The Michal affair : from Zimri-Lim to the rabbis by Daniel Bodi( Book )
    3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
    Saul's daughter by Gladys Malvern( Book )
    1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
    Shevaʻ imahot : ha-nashim ha-gedolot shel ha-Tanakh by Yokhi Brandes( Book )
    1 edition published in 2010 in Hebrew and held by 40 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Mikhal (Biblical figure)
מיכל בת שאול
English (41)
Hebrew (12)
German (1)
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