Reading the Lines: A Fresh Look at the Hebrew Bible

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Hendrickson Publishers, 2002 - Foreign Language Study - 227 pages
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An independent student of the Bible based in Connecticut, Reis offers insight on 11 passages of the Old Testament. Among them are the utility of the wife/sister motif, the bridegroom of blood, Jephthah's daughter, Saul and the witch of Endor, and women's agency and the rape of Tamar. Annotation c. B

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User Review  - dchaikin - LibraryThing

25. Reading the Lines : A Fresh Look at the Hebrew Bible by Pamela Tamarkin Reis (2002, 213 pages, Read Mar 27 – Apr 26) This was just tough to read. The ideas are quite, more than that ... Read full review

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User Review  - 2wonderY - LibraryThing

Though Reis is considered an amateur scholar, she has a fresh interpretation of Jewish scriptures and has been published frequently in the scholarly journals. I appreciated her valuable insights interpreting difficult passages, esp. the creation narratives. Read full review


Kashomon and the Biblical Creation Narratives
A Note on Genesis 48
On the Utility of the WifeSister

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Reis is an independent student of the Bible.

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