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Queer Commentary and the Hebrew Bible

Ken Stone - Religion - 2001 - 250 pages
Essays exploring and explaining how 'queer' reading makes a difference to biblical exegesis. As with feminism, theoretical questions arise such as whether such readings are ...
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Sex, Honor, and Power in the Deuteronomistic History

Kenneth Stone - Religion - 1996 - 170 pages
In this original work, Stone studies the structure and social presuppositions of several narratives from the Deuteronomistic History in which sexual activity plays a ...
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Woman's Body and the Social Body in Hosea 1-2

Alice A. Keefe - Religion - 2001 - 252 pages
Keefe's analysis dismantles the androcentric and theological assumptions which have determined the dominant reading of Hosea's metaphor of Israel as the adulterous wife of God ...
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Take Back the Word: A Queer Reading of the Bible

Robert Goss, Mona West - Religion - 2000 - 239 pages
Perhaps the most revolutionary contribution of this volume is in its presentation of new and resistant practices of reading the Bible that challenge some of the prevailing ...
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Earth Story in Wisdom Traditions

Norman C. Habel, Shirley Wurst - Religion - 2001 - 213 pages
In this volume scholars from around the world read the story of the Earth in major Wisdom Traditions using the ecojustice principles outlined in Volume 1, 'Readings from the ...
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The Strange Woman: Power and Sex in the Bible

Gail Corrington Streete - Religion - 1997 - 219 pages
In the worlds of ancient Israel and early Christianity, political and religious laws limited women's options. But some women created options by participating in adultery ...
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Theological Bible Commentary

Gail R. O'Day, David L. Petersen - Religion - 2009 - 496 pages
Most one-volume Bible commentaries focus on standard scholarly issues, answering questions such as, who wrote the book? who was addressed? and how is the book structured? In ...
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The Bible After Babel: Historical Criticism in a Postmodern Age

John J. Collins - Religion - 2005 - 201 pages
Biblical scholars today often sound as if they are caught in the aftermath of Babel — a clamor of voices unable to reach common agreement. But is this necessarily a bad thing ...
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