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Dinah's daughters : gender and Judaism from the Hebrew Bible to late antiquity

Author: Hagith Sara Sivan
Publisher: Philadelphia (Pa.) : University of Pennsylvania Press, cop. 2002.
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Named Person: Dinah, personnage biblique.; Dinah, (Biblical figure); Dinah, (Biblical figure)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hagith Sara Sivan
ISBN: 0812236440 9780812236446
OCLC Number: 469355798
Notes: Bibliogr. p. [215]-233. Index.
Description: x-248 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: AbbreviationsIntroduction: Setting the Stage-Words of Warning-Sex, Status, and Homecoming: A Jewish Penelope?-Sin, Shame, and Sanctity: The Tale of the Lusty Wife and Rabbi MeirPART 1: PROJECTIONS OF BIBLICAL SPHERES OF WOMEN1. From Dinah to Cozbi: Rape, Sex, and Foundational Moments-From Rape to Parental Reticence-Why Not Marry a Shechemite?-Dinah and Matriarchal Betrothals-A Woman of the Wilderness: The Rape of Cozbi-Foundation Murders and Rapes2. Patriarchy and Patriotism: Integrating Sex into Second Temple Society-Birth of a Nation: Marriage and Patriotism in Ezra-Private and Public in Yehud-Sin, Scripture, and Intermarriage-The Fate of Foreign Spouses -The Case of the Defiant Daughter: Jubilees' Dinah3. From Esther to Aseneth: Marriage, Familial Stereotypes, and Domestic Felicity-Marriage between Gentiles, Model 1: Ahasuerus and Vashti-Marriage between Gentiles, Model 2: Haman and Zeresh-The Jewish Family-Intermarriage: Ahasuerus and Esther-Integrating Brides into the Family: Aseneth and JosephPART 2: VISIONS OF RABBINIC ORDER4. Keeping Adultery at Bay: The Wayward Wife in Late Antiquity-Theologies and Theories of Sexuality: Roman and Rabbinic Perspectives-Suspecting Adultery-Preliminaries: Singling Out Adulteresses-The right to Accuse: Constantinian and Rabbinic Innovations-The "Other": Lovers and Aftermath5. The Harmony of the Home in Late Antiquity: Jewish, Roman, and Christian-Perspectives on Intermarriage-Why not Marry a Goy?-Early Christianity and Marital Peripheries-Banning Jewish-Christian Marriage: Roman Legal PerspectivesConclusion: To Die like a Woman? To Live like a Woman? -Is There a Jewess in Judaism?NotesBibliographyIndexesAcknowledgments
Responsibility: Helena Zlotnick.
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