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Between woman, man, and God [electronic resource] : a new interpretation of the Ten commandments / Hagith Sivan.

By: Sivan, Hagith, 1949-.
Contributor(s): Zlotnick, Helena. Dinah's daughters.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the Old TestamentSupplement series: 401.; BTC (Series): 4.Publisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark International, c2004Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 270 p.).ISBN: 9780567609984 (electronic bk.); 0567609987 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Ten commandments -- Feminist criticism | Ten commandments -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | D�ecalogue -- Critique f�eministe | D�ecalogue -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- Ethics | De Tien geboden | SekseverschillenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Between woman, man, and God.DDC classification: 241.52 Other classification: 11.41 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Series Editor's Preface; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Chapter 1 THE WINDING PATHS OF BIBLICAL WO/MANHOOD; Chapter 2 MONOTHEISM = MONOGAMY? TEXT, IMAGE AND PARADIGM (WORD ONE; WORD TWO); Chapter 3 OATH: DAUGHTER OF DISCORD? (WORD THREE; WORD NINE); Chapter 4 THE SABBATH: INVOKING LIBERATION? REVOKING CREATION? (WORD FOUR); Chapter 5 THE BURDEN OF BIRTH AND THE POLITICS OF MOTHERHOOD (WORD FIVE); Chapter 6 THE MAPPING OF MURDER (WORD SIX); Chapter 7 CONJUGALITY AND COVENANT (WORD SEVEN); Chapter 8 STEALING HEARTS, THIEVING BODIES (WORD EIGHT).
Summary: At the heart of the Exodus is a recitation of the Decalogue, a "contract" between Yahweh and Israel that inscribes Israel into the fabric of human societies while emphasizing its uniqueness through Yahweh. According to the demands of the Decalogue, manhood entails the avoidance of stealing, killing, and coveting, not to mention apostasy and violation of the Sabbath and other men's property. What, then, would be the essence of womanhood, if different? Is there an exclusion of women from active participation in the Sinaitic theophany and, consequently, from active sharing of responsibility and i.
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"Forms a sequel to [Sivan's] Dinah's daughters: gender and Judaism from the Hebrew Bible to late antiquity (published under the name of Helena Zlotnick)"--P. [xi].

Includes bibliographical references (p. [230]-256) and indexes.

Series Editor's Preface; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Chapter 1 THE WINDING PATHS OF BIBLICAL WO/MANHOOD; Chapter 2 MONOTHEISM = MONOGAMY? TEXT, IMAGE AND PARADIGM (WORD ONE; WORD TWO); Chapter 3 OATH: DAUGHTER OF DISCORD? (WORD THREE; WORD NINE); Chapter 4 THE SABBATH: INVOKING LIBERATION? REVOKING CREATION? (WORD FOUR); Chapter 5 THE BURDEN OF BIRTH AND THE POLITICS OF MOTHERHOOD (WORD FIVE); Chapter 6 THE MAPPING OF MURDER (WORD SIX); Chapter 7 CONJUGALITY AND COVENANT (WORD SEVEN); Chapter 8 STEALING HEARTS, THIEVING BODIES (WORD EIGHT).

At the heart of the Exodus is a recitation of the Decalogue, a "contract" between Yahweh and Israel that inscribes Israel into the fabric of human societies while emphasizing its uniqueness through Yahweh. According to the demands of the Decalogue, manhood entails the avoidance of stealing, killing, and coveting, not to mention apostasy and violation of the Sabbath and other men's property. What, then, would be the essence of womanhood, if different? Is there an exclusion of women from active participation in the Sinaitic theophany and, consequently, from active sharing of responsibility and i.

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