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Fragmented Women: Feminist (Sub)versions of Biblical Narratives
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Fragmented Women: Feminist (Sub)versions of Biblical Narratives


JSOT Press 1993

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Drawing on contemporary feminist literary theory, this book constructs versions of women’s stories from the submerged strains of their voices in men’s stories. Among the biblical women represented are Sarah, Rebekah, Rachel, and Leah. Jephthah’s daughter, Samson’s mother, Samson’s Timnite wife, Delilah, the Levite’s wife, Michal, and Bathsheba.

Key Features

  • Studies on key women in Biblical literature
  • All Scripture references linked to the Bibles in your library

Product Details

  • Title: Fragmented Women: Feminist (Sub)versions of Biblical Narratives
  • Author: J. Cheryl Exum
  • Series: Gender and the Bible Collection
  • Publisher: Sheffield Academic Press
  • Publication Date: 1993
  • Pages: 223

About J. Cheryl Exum

J. Cheryl Exum is Professor of Biblical Studies at the University of Sheffield and the author of Tragedy and Biblical Narrative: Arrows of the Almighty.