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A Feminist Companion to Reading the Bible : Approaches, Methods and Strategies.

Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This valuable resource both presents and demonstrates the numerous developments in feminist criticsm of the Bible and the enormous rage of influence that feminist criticism has come to have in biblical studies. The purpose of the book is to raise issues of method that are largely glossed over or merely implied in most non-feminist works on the Bible. The editors have included broadly theoretical essays on feminist  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9780203828106 0203828100
OCLC Number: 764571519
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Contents: Front Cover; Reading the Bible; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; IMetacritics; Feminist Criticism and Biblical Studies on the Vergeof the Twenty-First Century; Toward Feminist Companionship: The Futureof Feminist Biblical Studies and Feminism; On the Future of Feminist Biblical Criticism; The Abusive Bible: On the Use of Feminist Method in Pastoral Contexts; Challenged by the Text: Interpreting Two Stories of Incestin the Hebrew Bible; Identifying the Speaker-in-the-Text and the Reader'sLocation in Prophetic Texts: The Case of Isaiah 50. Response to Brenner's 'Identifyingthe Speaker-in-the-Text'II Differences and Otherness; An Approach to a Critical, Feminist, TheologicalReading of the Bible; A Triple Hermeneutic: Scripture and Revisionist Women's Poetry; Overcoming the Teaching of Contempt; Overlapping Communities and MulticulturalHermeneutics; IIIOther Worlds; Feminist Research and Ancient Mesopotamia:Problems and Prospects; Engendering Creation in Ancient Egypt:Still and Flowing Waters; IVOther Close Contexts; Recovering Objects, Re-Visioning Subjects:Archaeology and Feminist Biblical Study. An Iconographic Approach to Genesis 38Family Violence in Cross-Cultural Perspective:An Approach for Feminist Interpreters of the Bible; V Otherness And Translation; Septuagint and Gender Studies: The Very Beginningof a Promising Liaison; Surviving Lamentations; VI Goddesses and Wisdom; From Goddess to Literary Construct:The Transformation of Asherah into Hokmah; Lady Wisdom: A Polytheistic and PsychologicalInterpretation of a Biblical Goddess; VIIIntertextuality; Intertextuality: Ruth in Dialogue with Tamar. Rachel Weeping for her Children: Intertextualityand the Biblical Testaments-A Feminist ApproachVIIIForays Into Rabbinics; Rabbinic Interpretation of Scripture; Rabbis, Feminists and Patriarchy's Ordinariness; Torah Study and the Making of Jewish Gender; IXThe Personal/ Autobiographical; Reflections on David; 'My' Song of Songs; X Back to the Traditional; Editor's Preface to Claus Westermann's 'Beautyin the Hebrew Bible'; Beauty in the Hebrew Bible; Bibliography.
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This valuable resource both presents and demonstrates the numerous developments in feminist criticsm of the Bible and the enormous rage of influence that feminist criticism has come to have in biblical studies. The purpose of the book is to raise issues of method that are largely glossed over or merely implied in most non-feminist works on the Bible. The editors have included broadly theoretical essays on feminist methods and the various roles they may play in research and pedagogy, as well as non-feminist essays that have direct bearing on the methods or subject matter that feminists.

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