Genesis

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Athalya Brenner, Archie Chi Chung Lee, Gale A. Yee
Fortress Press, 2010 - Religion - 344 pages
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The Texts @ Contexts series presents cutting-edge scholarship on select books of the Bible from authors writing from a rich array of social, cultural, and ethnic locations, all participants in the Society of Biblical Literature's Contextual Biblical Interpretation Section. Genesis foregrounds cultural readings of subjects including ancestry and immigration, dreams and naming, Diaspora and exile, leadership and land, feuds and godliness.

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Athalya Brenner is Professor of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Amsterdam, and Rosalyn and Manny Rosenthal Distinguished Professor-in-Residence of Hebrew Bible at Brite Divinity School, Fort Worth, Texas.

Archie Chi-Chung Lee is Professor of Cultural and Religious Studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and author of numerous essays.

Gale A. Yee is Nancy W. King Professor of Biblical Studies at Episcopal DivinitySchool. Dr. Yee is the author of many articles, essays, and books, includingPoor Banished Children of Eve: Woman as Evil in the Hebrew Bible. She is currentlyworking on a book putting the Bible in the service of the U.N. MillenniumDevelopment Goals.

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