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A feminist companion to the apocalypse of John

A feminist companion to the apocalypse of John

Author: Amy-Jill Levine
Publisher: London : T & T Clark, 2009.
Series: Feminist companion to the New Testament and early Christian writings, 13.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Examines New Testament Apocalypitc literature through the categories of post-colonial thought, deconstruction, ethics, Roman social discourse, masculinization, virginity, and violence.


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Amy-Jill Levine
ISBN: 9780826466501 0826466508 9780826466518 0826466516
OCLC Number: 705668782
Notes: Gender and empire : sexualized violence in John's anti-imperial apocalypse / John W. Marshall -- 'They have not defiled themselves with women ... ' : Christian identity according to the book of Revelation / Hanna Stenström -- Women in myth and history : deconstructing John's characterizations / David L. Barr -- 'Teaching and beguiling my servants' : the letter to Thyatira (Rev. 2-18-29) / Pamela Thimmes -- Why can't the heavenly Miss Jerusalem just shut up? / Jorunn Økland -- Re-membering the whore : the fate of Babylon according to Revelation 17.16 / Caroline Vander Stichele -- Feminine symbolism in the book of Revelation / Adela Yarbro Collins -- Jezebel speaks : naming the goddesses in the book of Revelation / Mary Ann Beavis -- A man's choice : wealth imagery and the two cities of the book of Revelation / Greg Carey -- Unveiling the bride : Revelation 19.1-8 and Roman social discourse / Lynn R. Huber -- Hypermasculinity and divinity / Stephen D. Moore -- Ms. Calculating the endtimes : additions and conversation / Catherine Keller.
Description: xi, 262 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 25 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Preface; Amy Jill-Levine Introduction; John W. Marshall Gender and Empire: Sexualized Violence in John's Anti-Imperial Apocalypse; Hanna Stenstrom 'They have not defiled themselves with women...' Christian identity according to the Book of Revelation; David L. Barr Women in Myth and History: Deconstructing John's Characterizations; Pamela Thimmes 'Teaching and Beguiling My Servants': The Letter to Thyatira (Rev. 2.18-29); Jorunn Okland Why Can't the Heavenly Miss Jerusalem Just Shut Up?; Catherine Vander Stichele Re-membering the Whore: The Fate of Babylon According to Revelation 17.16; Adela Yarbro Collins Feminine Symbolism in the Book of Revelation; Mary Ann Beavis Jezebel Speaks: Naming the Goddesses in the Book of Revelation; Greg Carey A Man's Choice: Wealth Imagery and the Two Cities of the Book of Revelation; Lynn R. Huber Unveiling the Bride: Revelation 19.1-8 and Roman Social Discourse; Stephen D. Moore Hypermasculinity and Divinity; Catherine Keller Ms.Calculating the Endtimes: Additions and Conversation; Bibliography.
Series Title: Feminist companion to the New Testament and early Christian writings, 13.
Responsibility: ed. by Amy-Jill Levine ...
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"This volume moves beyond the canonical materials to consider the apocrypha or extracanonical texts. Editor Levine's helpful introduction not only offers an annotated summary of each of the essays in Read more...

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