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From the Margins 1: Women of the Hebrew Bible and Their Afterlives Peter S. Hawkins

From the Margins 1: Women of the Hebrew Bible and Their Afterlives

Peter S. Hawkins

Published April 28th 2009
ISBN : 9781906055493
Hardcover
220 pages
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Biblical women who are given only a few lines in the Bible, who are named only as the wife or sister or child of a man, can nonetheless play pivotal roles and cast long shadows. This volume brings together scholars, writers and art historians, whoMoreBiblical women who are given only a few lines in the Bible, who are named only as the wife or sister or child of a man, can nonetheless play pivotal roles and cast long shadows. This volume brings together scholars, writers and art historians, who probe texts and trace reception history in exegesis, midrash, literature and the visual arts as they breathe life again into these biblical characters. CONTENTS J. Cheryl Exum, Hagar en proces: The Abject in Search of Subjectivity Ena Giurescu Heller, Bibles, Midrashim and Medieval Tales: The Artistic Journey of Potiphars Wife Esther Schor, Saviors and Liars: The Midwives of Exodus 1 Jacqueline Osherow, Brides of Blood: Women at the Outset of Exodus Peter S. Hawkins, Gods Trophy Whore: Rahab of Jericho Ken Stone, How a Woman Unmans a King: Gender Reversal and the Woman of Thebez in Judges 9 Susanna Bede Caroselli, The Dissemination of Jephthahs Daughter Katheryn Pfisterer Darr, Asking at Abel: A Wise Womans Performance in 2 Samuel 20 Lesleigh Cushing Stahlberg, From Biblical Blanket to Post-biblical Blank Slate: The Lives and Times of Abishag the Shunammite Jay Twomey, Is Naomi a Liberal Pluralist? The Politics of Loss and Redemption in Jonathan Edwardss Sermon, Ruths Resolution Martien A. Halvorson-Taylor, The Strange Case of the Disappearing Woman: Biblical Resonances in Kafkas Fraulein Burstner Erin Runions, Ms Job and the Problem of God: A Feminist, Existentialist, Materialist Reading