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Wise, strange, and holy [electronic resource] : the strange woman and the making of the Bible / Claudia V. Camp.

By: Camp, Claudia V, 1951-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the Old TestamentSupplement series: 320.; Gender, culture, theory: 9.Publisher: Sheffield, England : Sheffield Academic Press, c2000Description: 1 online resource (372 p.).ISBN: 9780567063502 (electronic bk.); 056706350X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Women in the Bible | Bible. Old Testament -- Feminist criticism | Bible. Old Testament Proverbs I-IX -- Feminist criticism | Samson (Biblical judge) | Solomon, King of Israel | Miriam (Biblical figure) | Dinah (Biblical figure) | Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Samson (Juge biblique) | Salomon, roi d'Isra�el | Miriam (Personnage biblique) | Dina (Personnage biblique) | Bible. A.T. -- Critique f�eministe | Bible. A.T. Proverbes I-IX -- Critique f�eministe | Femmes dans la Bible | RELIGION -- Biblical Criticism & Interpretation -- Old Testament | Vrouwen | Wijsheid | Vreemdelingen | Oude TestamentGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Wise, strange, and holy.DDC classification: 221.6/4 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; Part I: WOMAN WISDOM AND THE STRANGE WOMAN IN THE BOOK OF PROVERBS; Chapter 1 THE STRANGE WOMAN OF PROVERBS; Chapter 2 WISE AND STRANGE: WOMAN AS TRICKSTER IN PROVERBS; Part II: READING BIBLICAL NARRATIVE AS WISE AND STRANGE; Chapter 3 RIDDLERS, TRICKSTERS AND STRANGE WOMEN IN THE SAMSON STORY; Chapter 4 READING SOLOMON AS A WOMAN; Part III: SISTER, BROTHER, OTHER: THE ISRAELITE WOMAN ESTRANGED; Chapter 5 OF LINEAGES AND LEVITES, SISTERS AND STRANGERS: CONSTRUCTING PRIESTLY BOUNDARIES IN THE POSTEXILIC PERIOD.
Summary: The relationship of the Strange Woman and Woman Wisdom, separate but inseparable in Proverbs 1-9, is the book's analytic starting point, becoming a hermeneutical lens for viewing other texts of strangeness-of gender, ethnicity, sexuality, and cultic activity. Wisdom and strangeness mark the narratives of Samson and Solomon, while priestly literature sets strangeness against holiness. Miriam and Dinah, sisters of cultic eponyms Aaron and Levi, are Israelite women defiled or unclean, made strange. Priestly and wisdom constructions of gendered strangeness intersect, illuminating the ideologies of.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [345]-359) and indexes.

Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; Part I: WOMAN WISDOM AND THE STRANGE WOMAN IN THE BOOK OF PROVERBS; Chapter 1 THE STRANGE WOMAN OF PROVERBS; Chapter 2 WISE AND STRANGE: WOMAN AS TRICKSTER IN PROVERBS; Part II: READING BIBLICAL NARRATIVE AS WISE AND STRANGE; Chapter 3 RIDDLERS, TRICKSTERS AND STRANGE WOMEN IN THE SAMSON STORY; Chapter 4 READING SOLOMON AS A WOMAN; Part III: SISTER, BROTHER, OTHER: THE ISRAELITE WOMAN ESTRANGED; Chapter 5 OF LINEAGES AND LEVITES, SISTERS AND STRANGERS: CONSTRUCTING PRIESTLY BOUNDARIES IN THE POSTEXILIC PERIOD.

The relationship of the Strange Woman and Woman Wisdom, separate but inseparable in Proverbs 1-9, is the book's analytic starting point, becoming a hermeneutical lens for viewing other texts of strangeness-of gender, ethnicity, sexuality, and cultic activity. Wisdom and strangeness mark the narratives of Samson and Solomon, while priestly literature sets strangeness against holiness. Miriam and Dinah, sisters of cultic eponyms Aaron and Levi, are Israelite women defiled or unclean, made strange. Priestly and wisdom constructions of gendered strangeness intersect, illuminating the ideologies of.

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Wise, strange, and holy by Camp, Claudia V., ©2000
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