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Judges : a feminist companion to the Bible / edited by Athalya Brenner.

Brenner-Idan, Athalya. (Added Author).
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Subject: Bible > Feminist criticism.
Bible. Judges > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. Judges > Feminist criticism.
Women in the Bible.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780567053572
  • ISBN: 0567053571
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (174 pages).
  • Publisher: Sheffield, England : Sheffield Academic, 1999.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction / Athalya Brenner -- Achsah : what price this prize? / Lillian R. Klein -- 'I will sing a new song to my God' : some remarks on the intertextuality of Judith 16:1-17 / Claudia Rakel -- The story of Jephthah's daughter in the Midrash / Shulamit Valler -- Jephtah's daughter : a thematic approach to the narrative as seen in selected rabbinic exegesis and in artwork / Phyllis Silverman Kramer -- Delilah : a suitable case for (feminist) treatment? / Carol Smith -- God of love/God of vengeance, or Samson's 'Prayer for vengeance' / Renate Jost -- Lethal differences : sexual violence as violence against others in Judges 19 / Ilse Müllner -- Rereading the body politic : women, violence and Judges 21 / Alice Bach.
Summary: Judges is a book with much to say about women, especially about their fate in a masculine world, subject to male values. This sparkling new collection of studies subjects Achsah, Delilah and Jephthah''s daughter to the female critical gaze, while an increased emphasis on the body (whether gendered or not), violence of various forms, and intertextuality reflect the growing importance of these issues in biblical exegesis. The contributors to this second Judges Companion are Lillian Klein, Claudia Rakel, Shulamit Valler, Phyllis Silverman Kramer, Carol Smith, Renate Jost, Ilse Müllner and Alice B.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011.
System Details Note: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Action Note: digitized 2011 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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