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A feminist companion to reading the Bible : approaches, methods and strategies / edited by Athalya Brenner & Carole Fontaine.

Brenner, Athalya. (Added Author).
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Subject: Bible > Feminist criticism.
Bible > Critique féministe.
Religion.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780567417220
  • ISBN: 0567417220
  • ISBN: 1283197596
  • ISBN: 9781283197595
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (654 pages).
  • Publisher: Sheffield, England : Sheffield Academic Press, ¬©1997.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 603-654).
Formatted Contents Note: 1. Metacritics. Feminist criticism and biblical studies on the verge of the twenty-first century / A. Reinhartz -- Toward feminist companionship : the future of feminist biblical studies and feminism / P.J. Milne -- On the future of feminist biblical criticism / H.A. McCay -- The abusive Bible : on the use of feminist method in pastoral contexts / C.R. Fontaine -- Challenged by the text : interpreting two stories of incest in the Hebrew Bible / C. Smith -- Identifying the speaker-in-the-text and the reader's location in prophetic texts : the case of Isaiah 50 / A. Brenner -- Response to Brenner's "Identifying the speaker-in-the-text" / C.R. Fontaine -- 2. Differences and otherness. An approach to a critical, feminist, theological reading of the Bible / S.H. Ringe -- A triple hermeneutic : scripture and revisionist women's poetry / A.S. Ostriker -- Overcoming the teaching of contempt / K. von Kellenbach -- Overlapping communities and multicultural hermeneutics / K. Pui-lan -- 3. Other worlds. Feminist research and ancient Mesopotamia : problems and prospects / J.M. Asher-Greve -- Engendering creation in ancient Egypt : still and flowing waters / L. Troy.
4. Other close contexts. Recovering objects, re-visioning subjects : archaeology and feminist biblical study / C. Meyers -- An iconographic approach to Genesis 38 / E.F. Beach -- Family violence in cross-cultural perspective : an approach for feminist interpreters of the Bible / J.J. Pilch -- 5. Otherness and translation. Septuagint and gender studies : the very beginning of a promising liaison / K. de Troyer -- Surviving Lamentations / T. Linafelt -- 6. Goddesses and wisdom. From goddess to literary construct : the transformation of Asherah into Hokmah / J.M. Hadley -- Lady Wisdom : a polytheistic and psychological interpretation of a biblical goddess / B. Lang -- 7. Intertextuality. Intertextuality : Ruth in dialogue with Tamar / E. van Wolde -- Rachel weeping for her children : intertextuality and the biblical testaments / E. Wainwright -- 8. Forays into rabbinics. Rabinnic interpretation of scripture / J. Hauptman -- Rabbis, feminists and patriarchy's ordinariness / M. Peskowitz -- Torah study and the making of Jewish gender / D. Boyarin -- 9. The personal/autobiographical. Reflections on David / D. Gunn -- "My" Song of Songs / A. Brenner -- 10. Back to the traditional. Editor's preface to Claus Westermann's "Beauty in the Hebrew Bible" -- Beauty in the Hebrew Bible / C. Westermann.
Summary: A Feminist Companion to Reading the Bible: Approaches, Methods and Strategies forms a conclusion to the series of 10 volumes published in the groundbreaking Feminist Companion to the Bible since 1993. Not only is this the companion to the Companion, but, it is at the same time the forerunner and companion to a second series of nine volumes of the Feminist Companion. In all, there will be a unique collection of 20 volumes representing the enormous range of influence that feminist criticism has come to have in biblical studies. Anchored always in particular biblical texts, the essays in this mul.
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