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The world of Genesis [electronic resource] : persons, places, perspectives / edited by Philip R. Davies & David J.A. Clines.

Contributor(s): Davies, Philip R | Clines, David J. A.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the Old TestamentSupplement series: 257.Publisher: Sheffield, England : Sheffield Academic Press, c1998Description: 1 online resource (179 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780567464491 (electronic bk.); 0567464490 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. Old Testament Genesis I-XI -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. Genesis -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Women in the Bible | Bible. A.T. Gen�ese -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Femmes dans la Bible | Hommes dans la Bible | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Old Testament | Mensbeeld | Genesis (bijbelboek) | SekseverschillenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: World of Genesis.DDC classification: 222/.1106 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Genesis and the gendered world / Philip R. Davies -- Facing the earth : primaeval history in a new perspective / Ellen Van Wolde -- Postmodernizing Eve and Adam : Can I have my apricot as well as eating it? / John Goldingay -- Hagar : a woman with an attitude / Nina Rulon-Miller -- The woman of their dreams : the image of Rebekah in Genesis 24 / Susanne Gillmayr-Bucher -- Genesis 38 : structure and literary design / Anthony J. Lambe -- The matriarchal groupings of the tribal eponyms : a reappraisal / Rafael Frankel -- A crux and a taunt : night-time then sunset in Genesis 13 / Scott B. Noegel -- Parataxis, rhetorical structure, and the dialogue over Sodom in Genesis 18 / Jack R. Lundbom -- The place of Ishmael / John Goldingay -- The determination of Pharaoh : his characterization in the Joseph story (Genesis 37-50) / Barbara Green.
Summary: Although it opens with an argument that the earth, and not humanity, is the real subject of Genesis 1-11, this collection of essays focuses first on female personalities in Genesis (Eve, Hagar, Rebeccah, Tamar and the four tribal matriarchs), then on male characters (Abraham, Ishmael, Pharaoh). The treatment ranges from historical-critical analysis, through discourse analysis and narrative, ideological and psychological analyses, to postmodern autobiographical exegesis. Among the many delights of this selection are the mingling of traditional and contemporary perspectives, especially the inter.
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Genesis and the gendered world / Philip R. Davies -- Facing the earth : primaeval history in a new perspective / Ellen Van Wolde -- Postmodernizing Eve and Adam : Can I have my apricot as well as eating it? / John Goldingay -- Hagar : a woman with an attitude / Nina Rulon-Miller -- The woman of their dreams : the image of Rebekah in Genesis 24 / Susanne Gillmayr-Bucher -- Genesis 38 : structure and literary design / Anthony J. Lambe -- The matriarchal groupings of the tribal eponyms : a reappraisal / Rafael Frankel -- A crux and a taunt : night-time then sunset in Genesis 13 / Scott B. Noegel -- Parataxis, rhetorical structure, and the dialogue over Sodom in Genesis 18 / Jack R. Lundbom -- The place of Ishmael / John Goldingay -- The determination of Pharaoh : his characterization in the Joseph story (Genesis 37-50) / Barbara Green.

Although it opens with an argument that the earth, and not humanity, is the real subject of Genesis 1-11, this collection of essays focuses first on female personalities in Genesis (Eve, Hagar, Rebeccah, Tamar and the four tribal matriarchs), then on male characters (Abraham, Ishmael, Pharaoh). The treatment ranges from historical-critical analysis, through discourse analysis and narrative, ideological and psychological analyses, to postmodern autobiographical exegesis. Among the many delights of this selection are the mingling of traditional and contemporary perspectives, especially the inter.

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