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The Five Scrolls

Author: Athalya Brenner-Idan; Archie Chi Chung Lee; Gale A Yee
Publisher: London, UK ; New York, NY, USA : Bloomsbury T & TClark, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2018. ©2018
Series: Texts @ contexts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Five Scrolls.
New York : Bloomsbury T & T Clark, 2018
(DLC) 2018005575
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Athalya Brenner-Idan; Archie Chi Chung Lee; Gale A Yee
ISBN: 9780567678935 0567678938
OCLC Number: 1022074940
Description: xiv, 230 pages : illustration ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Athalya Brenner-Idan --
Ruth : ruling from their graves? : reading Naomi within the African religio-cultural context / Madipoane Masenya (Ngwan'a Mphahlele) --
The Boaz solution : reading Ruth in light of Australian asylum seeker discourse / Anthony Rees --
Finding Korean goose mothers a home : a contextual re-reading of Ruth / Hyun Woo Kim --
Boaz as 'sugar daddy' : re-reading Ruth in the context of HIV in southern Africa / Gerald O. West, Beverley G. Haddad --
Racial melancholia and the Book of Ruth / Gale A. Yee --
Poor and landless women : an African reading of Leviticus 25 and Ruth 4 with Latino/a critical tools / Ndikho Mtshiselwa --
A womanist reading of the Song of Songs in the age of AIDS / Cheryl B. Anderson --
Where love and death meet : reading the Old Testament in a context of gender violence / Mercedes L. García Bachmann --
What gain have the workers from their toil? : (con)texting Ecclesiastes 3.9-13 in Pasifika / Jione Havea --
Hebel and kong : a cross-textual reading between Qoheleth and the Heart Sūtra / Huang Wei --
Dealing with death : reading Qoheleth in different contexts / Klaas Spronk --
Reading daughter Zion and lady Meng : tears, protest and female voices / Archie C. C. Lee --
Lamentations as musical performance, its origins and life occasions : some reflections / Athalya Brenner-Idan --
Women's banquets and gatherings in text and context : the queens banquets in Esther and contemporary women-only Israeli/Jewish ceremonies / Ora Brison --
Esther, pious and brave : reading children's bibles as commentary on twentieth-century Afrikaner culture / Jaqueline S. du Toit.
Series Title: Texts @ contexts.
Responsibility: edited by Athalya Brenner-Idan, Gale A. Yee and Archie C.C. Lee.

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