Feminist Companion to Ruth by Athalya Brenner-IdanFeminist Companion to Ruth by Athalya Brenner-Idan

Feminist Companion to Ruth

EditorAthalya Brenner-Idan

Paperback | June 1, 1993

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This volume is part of a series which provides a fundamental resource for feminist biblical scholarship, containing a comprehensive selection of essays, both reprinted and specially written for the series, by leading feminist scholars. 'An enterprising series of collections of important and pioneering studies.... Those teaching feminist courses will find the books invaluable as a resource for students.' C.S. Rodd, Expository Times.
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:Feminist Companion to RuthFormat:PaperbackDimensions:292 pages, 9 × 6 × 1 inPublished:June 1, 1993Publisher:Bloomsbury

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1850754217

ISBN - 13:9781850754213


Table of Contents

¿Acknowledgements/ Abbreviations/ Athalya Brenner/ Introduction/ Part I/ Gendered Reading Perspectives/ Elizabeth Caddy Stanton/ The Book of Ruth/ Ilona Rashkow/ Ruth: The Discourse of Power and the Power of Discourse/ Mieke Bal/ Heroism and Proper Names, Or the Fruits of Analogy/ Athalya Brenner/ Naomi and Ruth/ Carol Meyers/ Returning Home: Ruth 1.8 and the Gendering of the Book of Ruth/ Part II/ Gendered Authorship?/ Adrien J. Bledstein/ Female Companionship: If the Book of Ruth were Written by a Woman/ Fokkelien Van Dijk-Hemmes/ Ruth: A Product of Women's Culture?/ Athalya Brenner/ Naomi and Ruth: Further Reflections/ Part III/ On Some Ancient Comments/ Leila Leah Bronner/ A The Thematic Approach to Ruth in Rabbinic Literature/ Jane Richardson Jenson/ Ruth According to Ephrem the Syrian/ Part IV/ Comments in Art/ Zefira Gitay/ Ruth and the Women of Bethlehem/ Cynthia Ozick/ Ruth/ Bibliography