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Title A question of sex? : gender and difference in the Hebrew Bible and beyond / edited by Deborah W. Rooke.
Co-Author Rooke, Deborah W.
Publisher Sheffield : Sheffield Phoenix Press
Creation Date 2007
Content Methodological considerations -- Gender criticism : a new discipline in Biblical Studies or feminism in disguise? / Deborah F. Sawyer -- Gender in law and ritual -- The bare facts : gender and nakedness in Leviticus 18 / Deborah W. Rooke -- Gender critical observations on tripartite breeding relationships in the Hebrew Bible / Bernard S. Jackson -- Their heart cried out to God : gender and prayer in the book of Lamentations / Amy Kalmanofsky -- Bathing, status, and gender in priestly ritual / Nicole J. Ruane -- Ethnological and anthropological approaches to gender -- Contesting the notion of patriarchy : anthropology and the theorizing of gender in ancient Israel / Carol Meyers -- The silenced songs of victory : power, gender, and memory in the conquest narrative of Joshua (Joshua 1-12) / Ovidiu Creangă -- Gender in post-Biblical literature -- Women in the Apocrypha and the Pseudepigrapha / Tal Ilan -- From wild men to wise and wicked women : an investigation into male heterosexuality in second temple interpretations of the ladies Wisdom and Folly / Andrew Angel -- Genizah marriage contracts : contrasting Biblical law and Halakhah with mediaeval practice / Rebecca Jefferson.
Notes Papers presented at a conference held at King's College London between 31 July and 2 August 2006.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Hebrew Bible monographs
Format x, 184 pages : ill
24 cm.
Language English
Identifier ISBN1906055203
System Number 990026038720205171

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