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Tue 21 Sep 2021 @ 14:25

RT @DStone2RC11am ET Wed Sept 22 on We the People @WPFWDC 89.3FM https://t.co/RX0u6wthRU #DesmondTutu-A Spiritual Biography of… https://t.co/ksYjGG6XSJ

From Eve to Esther

Rabbinic Reconstructs of Biblical Women

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ISBN-13: 9780664255428
Number of Pages: 240
Published: 01/09/1994
Product description
This is the first book-length attempt to examine the attitude of the ancient rabbis towards some of the most significant feminine figures in the Old Testament. It traces the biblical stories, examines their objectives and methods, and discusses how these original intentions were altered--sometimes beyond recognition--when the women discussed in them were subjected to the unique exegetical technique of midrash. The Gender and the Biblical Tradition series brings to a wide audience important new discoveries concerning women and the Bible, ancient Israel, and early Christianity. The books explore the role of sexuality within the biblical tradition and document the continuing influence of biblical treatments of gender on subsequent life and thought.
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Leila Leah Bronner

Leila Leah Bronner was formerly Professor of Bible and Religious Studies at Witwatersrand University in Johannesburg, South Africa. She is the author of a number of books, including Stories of Biblical Mothers: Maternal Power in the Hebrew Bible.

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Tue 21 Sep 2021 @ 14:25

RT @DStone2RC11am ET Wed Sept 22 on We the People @WPFWDC 89.3FM https://t.co/RX0u6wthRU #DesmondTutu-A Spiritual Biography of… https://t.co/ksYjGG6XSJ