A Feminist Companion to Genesis by Athalya Brenner-IdanA Feminist Companion to Genesis by Athalya Brenner-Idan

A Feminist Companion to Genesis

EditorAthalya Brenner-Idan

Paperback | May 1, 1998

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This volume in the acclaimed feminist companion to the bible series, edited by Athalya Brenner, draws together a range of leading biblical commentators to discuss one of the most challenging and fascinating biblical texts for feminist interpretation, the book of Genesis.
Athalya Brenner is Professor of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Amsterdam, and Rosalyn and Manny Rosenthal Distinguished Professor-in-Residence of Hebrew Bible at Brite Divinity School, Fort Worth, Texas.
Title:A Feminist Companion to GenesisFormat:PaperbackDimensions:276 pages, 8 × 5 × 1 inPublished:May 1, 1998Publisher:BloomsburyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1850758387

ISBN - 13:9781850758389


Table of Contents

Abbreviations/ List of Contributors/ Athalya Brenner/ Introduction/ I Creation and Paradise Revisited/ Mary Phil Korsak/ ...et GENETRIX/ Ronald A. Simkins/ Gender Construction in the Yahwist Creation Myth/ Diane M. Sharon/ The Doom of Paradise: Literary Patterns in Accounts of Paradise and Mortality in the Hebrew Bible and the Ancient Near East/ II Mal(e)practices/ Ilona N. Rashkow/ Daddy-Dearest and the 'Invisible Spirit of the Wine'/ Lyn M. Bechtel/ A Feminist Reading of Genesis 19.1-11/ Carol Delaney/ Abraham and the Seeds of Patriarchy/ Susanne Scholz/ Through Whose Eyes? A 'Right' Reading of Genesis 34/ Mayer I. Gruber/ Gebesis 21.12: A New Reading of an Ambiguous Text/ III Female Modes/ Danna Nolan Fewell/ Changing the Subject: Retelling the Story of Hagar the Egyptian/ Phyllis Silverman Kramer/ The Dismissal of Hagar in Five Art Works of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries/ Phyllis Silverman Kramer/ Biblical Women that Come in Pairs: The Use of Female Pairs as a Literary Device in the Hebrew Bible/ J. E. Lapsley/ The Voice of Rachel: Resistance and Polyphony in Genesis 31.14-35/ Bibliography/ Index of References/ Index of Authors