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Gendering wisdom the host : biblical invitations to eat and drink / Judith E. McKinlay.

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Subject: Bible > Feminist criticism.
Bible. Proverbs, IX > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. Ecclesiasticus > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. John, IV > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Jésus-Christ > Personne et fonctions > Enseignement biblique.
Bible. A.T. Proverbes > Critique, interprétation, etc.
Bible. A.T. Ecclésiastique > Critique, interprétation, etc.
Bible. New Testament. Jean > Critique, interprétation, etc.
Sex role > Biblical teaching.
Sacred meals > Biblical teaching.
Women in the Bible.
Femmes dans la Bible.
Sagesse (Personnification biblique)
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780567651822
  • ISBN: 0567651827
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (280 pages).
  • Publisher: Sheffield, Eng. : Sheffield Academic Press, ©1996.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 254-267)-and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Abbreviations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1 IN SEARCH OF ANCESTRY; Chapter 2 PROVERBS 9.1-6, 13-18; Chapter 3 PROVERBS 9.7-12 AND OTHER WISDOM POEMS; Chapter 4 FOLLY IN THE COMPANY OF OTHER WOMEN; Chapter 5 WOMEN IN PROVERBS; Chapter 6 THE WISDOM OF BEN SIRA; Chapter 7 WOMEN IN BEN SIRA; Chapter 8 ON THE QUEST OF THE FEMININE IN JOHN 4; Chapter 9 WOMEN IN JOHN'S GOSPEL; Chapter 10 SOME IMPLICATIONS; Select Bibliography; Index of References; Index of Authors.
Summary: This work looks at the intertextual relationships of the invitations to eat and drink in Proverbs, Ben Sira and John 4. If the first two invitations are offered by a female Wisdom/Sophia, what are the gender implications when the hostess becomes a host in John 4? The study poses the possibility of an ongoing convergence strategy, which may have begun when Israelite sages adapted for a Yahwistic context language and imagery earlier associated with female deities. In a subtle move, McKinlay draws upon contemporary reader resistance in order to counter such ideological moves by the scribes, whose.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
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.
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Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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