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Prophecy and power : Jeremiah in feminist and postcolonial perspective

Author: Christl M Maier; Carolyn J Sharp
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2015.
Series: Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies, 577.; T & T Clark library of biblical studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume advances the scholarly discussion of Jeremiah via rigorous feminist and postcolonialist theorizing of texts and interpretive issues in that prophetic book. The essays here, by seasoned scholars of Jeremiah, offer significant traction on the biblical book's construction of the persona of Jeremiah and the subjectivity of Judah as subaltern; analysis of gendered imagery for the speaking subject in Jeremiah  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christl M Maier; Carolyn J Sharp
ISBN: 9780567663054 0567663051 9780567182111 0567182118
OCLC Number: 965117534
Notes: Originally published: 2013.
Description: 1 volume ; 24 cm
Contents: Feminist and postcolonial interventions in and with the book of Jeremiah / Christl M. Maier and Carolyn J. Sharp --
Challenges and opportunities for feminist and postcolonial Biblical criticism / Judith E. McKinlay --
Mapping Jeremiah as/in a feminist landscape: negotiating ancient and contemporary terrains / Carolyn J. Sharp --
Reflections on writing/reading war and hegemony in Jeremiah and in contemporary U.S. foreign policy / Louis Stulman --
After the "one-man show": multi-authored and multi-voiced commentary writing / Christl M. Maier --
Jeremiah "before the womb": on fathers, sons, and the telos of redaction in Jeremiah 1 / Yosefa Raz --
"The stain of your guilt is still before me: (Jeremiah 2:22): (feminist) approaches to Jeremiah 2 and the problem of normativity / Else K. Holt --
"Like a woman in labor": gender, postcolonial, queer, and trauma perspectives on the book of Jeremiah / L. Juliana Claassens --
God's cruelty and Jermiah's treason: Jeremiah 21:1-10 in postcolonial perspective / Christl M. Maier --
Buying land in the text of Jeremiah: feminist commentary, the Kristevan abject, and Jeremiah 32 / Carolyn J. Sharp --
The prophet and his patsy: geneder performativity in Jeremiah / Stuart Macwilliam --
"Exoticizing the otter": the curous case of the Rechabites in Jeremiah 35 / Steed Vernyl Davidson --
The silent goddess and the gendering of divine speech in Jeremiah 44 / James E. Harding --
A response / by Walter Brueggemann --
On writing a feminist-postcolonial commentary: a critical evaluation / Irmtraud Fischer.
Series Title: Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies, 577.; T & T Clark library of biblical studies.
Responsibility: edited by Christl M. Maier and Carolyn J. Sharp.

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This volume advances scholarly discussion of Jeremiah via rigorous feminist and postcolonial perspectives of the text. Essays analyse gendered imagery, explore rhetorics of imperialism and  Read more...

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