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|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 254-267)-and indexes.
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|| 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.
|| 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.
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