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A feminist companion to Samuel and Kings [electronic resource] / edited by Athalya Brenner.

Contributor(s): Brenner, Athalya | Shargent, Karla G.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Feminist companion to the Bible: 5.Publisher: Sheffield, England : Sheffield Academic Press, 1994Description: 1 online resource (287 p.).ISBN: 9780567231550 (electronic bk.); 0567231550 (electronic bk.); 1283195305; 9781283195300.Other title: Samuel and Kings.Subject(s): Bible. Samuel -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. Kings -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible and feminism | Bible. O.T. Samuel -- Feminist criticism | Bible. O.T. Kings -- Feminist criticism | Feminist theology | Women in the Bible | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Old Testament | Samu�el (bijbelboeken) | Koningen (bijbelboeken) | Samuel <Buch, I. II.> | K�onige <Buch, I. II.> | Feministische Theologie | Exegese | Judentum | Frau | Christianity Scriptures Special subjects WomenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Feminist companion to Samuel and Kings.DDC classification: 222.406 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Living on the edge : the liminality of daughters in Genesis to 2 Samuel / Karla G. Shargent -- Anonymous women and the collapse of the monarchy : a study in narrative technique / Adele Reinhartz -- "Am I not more devoted to you than ten sons?" (1 Samuel 1.8) : male and female interpretations / Yairah Amit -- Hannah : marginalized victim and social redeemer / Lillian R. Klein -- Hannah and her sacrifice : reclaiming female agency / Carol Meyers -- The pleasure of her text / Alice Bach -- King David and "his" women : biblical stories and talmudic discussions / Shulamit Valler -- The bearing of wisdom on the shape of 2 Samuel 11-12 and 1 Kings 3 ; A response to "The bearing of wisdom" / Carole R. Fontaine -- The status and right of the g[superscript e]b�ir�a / Zafrira Ben-Barak -- The queen mother in the Judaean royal court : Maacah, a case study / Ktziah Spanier -- Jezebel re-vamped / Tina Pippin -- Toward a "female" reading of the Elijah cycle : ideology and gender in the interpretation of 1 Kings 17-19, 21 and 2 Kings 1-2.18 / Jan Tarlin -- The great woman of Shunem and the man of God : a dual interpretation of 2 Kings 4.8-37 / Fokkelien van Dijk-Hemmes -- Huldah the prophet : of Yahweh or Asherah? / Diana Edelman -- Out from the shadows : biblical women in the post-exilic era / Tamara C. Eskenazi.
Summary: A stimulating collection of studies by leading feminist scholars offering radical readings of the Old Testament books of Samuel and Kings. Although gender ideology may have been only a 'side issue' for the writers of these texts, the articles in this collection show that it is definitely a constituent of the general ideological framework of this section of Israel's historiography, and they explore the texts for women's lives, female voices, gendered types, and the presence of women in the written history. As Athalya Brenner states in her introduction to the volume, in looking at the presentati.
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Includes contributions by Karla G. Shargent, et al.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [272]-287).

Living on the edge : the liminality of daughters in Genesis to 2 Samuel / Karla G. Shargent -- Anonymous women and the collapse of the monarchy : a study in narrative technique / Adele Reinhartz -- "Am I not more devoted to you than ten sons?" (1 Samuel 1.8) : male and female interpretations / Yairah Amit -- Hannah : marginalized victim and social redeemer / Lillian R. Klein -- Hannah and her sacrifice : reclaiming female agency / Carol Meyers -- The pleasure of her text / Alice Bach -- King David and "his" women : biblical stories and talmudic discussions / Shulamit Valler -- The bearing of wisdom on the shape of 2 Samuel 11-12 and 1 Kings 3 ; A response to "The bearing of wisdom" / Carole R. Fontaine -- The status and right of the g[superscript e]b�ir�a / Zafrira Ben-Barak -- The queen mother in the Judaean royal court : Maacah, a case study / Ktziah Spanier -- Jezebel re-vamped / Tina Pippin -- Toward a "female" reading of the Elijah cycle : ideology and gender in the interpretation of 1 Kings 17-19, 21 and 2 Kings 1-2.18 / Jan Tarlin -- The great woman of Shunem and the man of God : a dual interpretation of 2 Kings 4.8-37 / Fokkelien van Dijk-Hemmes -- Huldah the prophet : of Yahweh or Asherah? / Diana Edelman -- Out from the shadows : biblical women in the post-exilic era / Tamara C. Eskenazi.

A stimulating collection of studies by leading feminist scholars offering radical readings of the Old Testament books of Samuel and Kings. Although gender ideology may have been only a 'side issue' for the writers of these texts, the articles in this collection show that it is definitely a constituent of the general ideological framework of this section of Israel's historiography, and they explore the texts for women's lives, female voices, gendered types, and the presence of women in the written history. As Athalya Brenner states in her introduction to the volume, in looking at the presentati.

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