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Semeia 42: Reasoning with the Foxes: Female Wit in a World of Male Power
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Semeia 42: Reasoning with the Foxes: Female Wit in a World of Male Power

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Society of Biblical Literature 1988

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Overview

Semeia is an experimental journal devoted to the exploration of new and emergent areas and methods of biblical criticism. Studies employing the methods, models, and findings of linguistics, folklore studies, contemporary literary criticism, structuralism, social anthropology, and other such disciplines and approaches, are invited. Although experimental in both form and content, Semeia proposes to publish work that reflects a well defined methodology that is appropriate to the material being interpreted.

Key Features

  • Key perspectives on biblical criticism
  • Includes bibliographies and index

Contributors

  • Kathleen M. Ashley
  • Mieke Bal
  • Johanna W. H. Bos
  • Claudia V. Camp
  • J. Cheryl Exum
  • Carole Fontaine
  • Esther Fuchs
  • Edwin M. Good
  • Naomi Steinberg

Product Details

  • Title: Semeia 42: Reasoning with the Foxes: Female Wit in a World of Male Power
  • Editors: Johanna W. H. Bos and J. Cheryl Exum
  • Publisher: Society of Biblical Literature
  • Publication Date: 1988
  • Pages: 156

About the Editors

Johanna W. H. Bos is Dora Pierce Professor of Bible and Professor of Old Testament at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. An ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church, she is also the author of Reformed and Feminist: A Challenge to the Church and Reimagining God: The Case for Scriptural Diversity.

J. Cheryl Exum is Professor of Biblical Studies at the University of Sheffield. The author of numerous scholarly works on the Hebrew Bible, her books include Tragedy and Biblical Narrative, Fragmented Women: Feminist (Sub)versions of Biblical Narratives, and Plotted, Shot, and Painted: Cultural Representations of Biblical Women. She is Executive Editor of Biblical Interpretation and a Director of Sheffield Phoenix Press.