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Sex, honor, and power in the Deuteronomistic history / Ken Stone.

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Subject: Bible > Socio-rhetorical criticism.
Bible. A.T. Prophètes antérieurs > Critique, interprétation, etc.
Bible. A.T. Josué > Critique narrative.
Bible. A.T. Juges > Critique narrative.
Bible. A.T. Samuel > Critique narrative.
Bible. A.T. Rois > Critique narrative.
Deuteronomistic history (Biblical criticism)
Sex in the Bible.
Narration in the Bible.
Narration (Rhetoric)
Sociology, Biblical.
Sexualité dans la Bible.
Juifs > Civilisation > Enseignement biblique.
Honneur > Enseignement biblique.
Pouvoir (Sciences sociales) > Enseignement biblique.
Prestige > Enseignement biblique.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780567324528
  • ISBN: 0567324524
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (170 pages).
  • Publisher: Sheffield, England : Sheffield Academic Press, ©1996.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 149-165) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Chapter 1 SEX, CULTURE, AND BIBLICAL NARRATIVE; Chapter 2 AN ANTHROPOLOGICAL FRAMEWORK FOR READING; Chapter 3 A NARRATOLOGICAL METHOD OF ANALYSIS; Chapter 4 TEXTUAL ANALYSES; Chapter 5 CONCLUSIONS; Bibliography; Index of References; Index of Authors.
Summary: In this original work, Stone studies the structure and social presuppositions of several narratives from the Deuteronomistic History in which sexual activity plays a significant role. Both narratological and anthropological tools are utilized in the textual analysis. Stone interestingly notes the link between sexual activity, gender and prestige structures; the emphasis on male contest and female chastity discussed by anthropologists of honour and shame; and the role of the exchange of women in relations between men. In each story, sexual practice is primarily related to male struggles for hon.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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