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Disability in the Hebrew Bible : interpreting mental and physical differences / Saul M. Olyan.

Olyan, Saul M. (Author).
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Subject: Bible. Old Testament > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Dead Sea scrolls.
Bible. Old Testament.
Dead Sea scrolls.
People with disabilities in the Bible.
People with disabilities in rabbinical literature.
Bible.
Disabled Persons.
Attitude to Health.
Judaism.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780511409929
  • ISBN: 0511409923
  • ISBN: 9780511408021
  • ISBN: 0511408021
  • ISBN: 9780511409387
  • ISBN: 0511409389
  • ISBN: 9780511408816
  • ISBN: 0511408811
  • ISBN: 9780511499036
  • ISBN: 0511499035
  • ISBN: 1281717096
  • ISBN: 9781281717092
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xii, 188 pages)
  • Publisher: Cambridge ; Cambridge University Press, 2008.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 164-170) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Chapter 1 : Constructions of beauty and ugliness -- Chapter 2 : Physical disabilities classified as "defects" -- Chapter 3 : Physical disabilities not classified as "defects" -- Chapter 4 : Mental disability -- Chapter 5 : Disability in the prophetic utopian vision -- Chapter 6 : Non-somatic parallels to bodily wholeness and "defect" -- Chapter 7 : Exegetical perpetuations, elaborations and transformations : the case of Qumran "defects" in the Dead Sea scrolls.
Summary: This book is about mental and physical disability in the Hebrew Bible.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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