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Overtures to Biblical Theology #13: Texts of Terror: Literary-Feminist Readings of Biblical Narratives

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Synopsis:

Professor Trible focuses on four variations upon the theme of terror in the Bible. By combining the discipline of literary criticism with the hermeneutics of feminism, she reinterprets the tragic stories of four women in ancient Israel: Hagar, Tamar, an unnamed concubine, and the daughter of Jephthah. In highlighting the silence, absence, and oppostition of God, as well as human cruelty, Trible shows how these neglected stories-interpreted in memoriam-challenge both the misogyny of Scripture and its use in church, synagogue, and academy.

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ISBN:
9780800615376
Author:
Trible, Phyllis
Publisher:
Fortress Press
Location:
Philadelphia :
Subject:
Bible - Study - Old Testament
Subject:
History
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Women in the bible
Subject:
Theology
Subject:
Hidden God.
Subject:
Violence in the Bible.
Subject:
Biblical Studies - Old Testament
Subject:
Christianity-Old Testament General
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographies and indexes.
Series:
Overtures to biblical theology ;
Series Volume:
0013
Publication Date:
19840331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
148
Dimensions:
8.57x5.49x.34 in. .40 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Professor Trible focuses on four variations upon the theme of terror in the Bible. By combining the discipline of literary criticism with the hermeneutics of feminism, she reinterprets the tragic stories of four women in ancient Israel: Hagar, Tamar, an unnamed concubine, and the daughter of Jephthah. In highlighting the silence, absence, and oppostition of God, as well as human cruelty, Trible shows how these neglected stories-interpreted in memoriam-challenge both the misogyny of Scripture and its use in church, synagogue, and academy.
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