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Anti-Covenant: Counter-Reading Women’s Lives in the Hebrew Bible

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This volume examines the Bible as literature—as a book formative for Western culture not only as the revelation of God, but also as literature to be read and interpreted. Anti-Covenant: Counter-Reading Women’s Lives in the Hebrew Bible explores the interpretation of key texts about women in the Bible. Contributions to this volume include:

  • "The Legacy of Abraham" by Carol Delaney
  • "Anti-Covenant" by Ann Marmesh
  • "Desire and Danger: The Drama of Betrayal" by Betsy Meredith
  • "Deborah the Woman Warrior" by Rachel C. Rasmussen
  • "Narrative Theory, Ideology, and Transformation in Judges 4" by Stephen Hanselman
  • "Constructions of Woman in Readings of the Story of Deborah" by Jane Shaw
  • "Tamar and the Limits of Patriarchy: Between Rape and Seduction" by Fokkelien van Dijk-Hemmes
  • "An Ideology of Expendability: Virgin Daughter of Sacrifice" by Anne Michele Tapp
  • "A Ritual Processed" by Beth Gerstein
  • "Pseudo-Philo and the Transformation of Jephthah’s Daughter" by Cynthia Baker
  • "Between Alter and Wondering Rock: Toward a Feminist Philology" by Mieke Bal
  • Examination of key effeminate qualities throughout Biblical literature
  • Critical textual and literary notes
  • All Scripture references linked to the Bibles in your library
  • Title: Anti-Covenant: Counter-Reading Women’s Lives in the Hebrew Bible
  • Author: Mieke Bal
  • Publisher: Sheffield Academic Press
  • Series: Gender and the Bible Collection
  • Publication Date: 1989
  • Pages: 243

Mieke Bal (born 1946) is Professor of Theory of Literature at the University of Amsterdam and the foundindg Director of the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA).

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$23.99

Digital list price: $31.99
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