Prophets and Daniel: A Feminist Companion to the Bible
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Prophets and Daniel: A Feminist Companion to the Bible

Bloomsbury Academic / 2001 / Hardcover

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This sparkling new collection includes articles by Judith Hadley, Esther Fuchs, Renate Jost, Rainer Kessler, Gerlinde Baumann, Mary Shields, Erin Runions, Tamar Kamionkowski, Ulrike Sals, Julia M. O'Brien, Mayer Gruber, H. Von Deventer and Emily Sampson. These essays revisit the figure of the Goddess, redefine female prophet(esse)s, consider Yahweh as a violent husband, explore vaious aspects of eroticism in prophet literature and discuss how to say "no" to a prophet. In the section on Daniel the Obtuse Foreign Ruler is viewed from the perspective of both feminism and humour, while Belshazzar's mother is proposed as another 'wise queen'. There is also a tribute to the nineteenth century translation of Julia E. Smith.

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Title: Prophets and Daniel: A Feminist Companion to the Bible
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 280
Vendor: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication Date: 2001
Weight: 1 pound 2 ounces
ISBN: 1841271632
ISBN-13: 9781841271637
Stock No: WW71636

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This final volume in the Feminist Companion to the Bible Second series is a sparkling collection. These essays revisit the figure of the Goddess, redefine female prophet-(esse)s, consider Yahweh as a violent husband, explore various aspects or eroticism in prophetic literature and discuss how to say no to a prophet. In the section on Daniel the Obtuse Foreign Ruler is viewed from the perspective of both feminism and humor, while Belshazzar's mother is proposed as another wise queen. Contributors include Judith Hadley, Esther Fuchs, Renate Jost, Rainer Kessler, Gerlinde Baumann, Mary Shields, Erin Runions, Tamar Kamlonkowski, Ulrike Sals, Julia M. O'Brien, Mayer Gruber, H. von Deventer, and Emily Sampson.

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