Worship, women, and war : essays in honor of Susan Niditch / edited by John J. Collins, T.M. Lemos, Saul M. Olyan. - 1 online resource (xvi, 320 pages) - Brown Judaic studies ; number 357 . - Brown Judaic studies ; number 357. .

Selected publications of Susan Niditch (pages xiii-xvi). Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

I. Folklore, mythology and oral history. The passing of warrior poetry in the era of prosaic heroes ; The fugitive hero narrative pattern in Mesopotamia ; Ending a performance: the tenants in Luke 20:9-19 and Gospel of Thomas 65 ; A story about some stories ; The Gospel of Mark: baptism and Passover initiation ; Orality and writing in the creation of Exilic prophetic literature -- II. Israelite religion and ancient Judaism. Massebot standing for Yhwh: the fall of Yhwistic cult symbol ; "The righteous mind" and Judean moral culture: a conversation between biblical studies and moral psychology ; Ritual inversion in biblical representations of puntitive rites -- III. Warfare and violence. Moral injury and the interdisciplinary study of biblical war texts: the case of King Saul ; Collateral duties: military objectives and civilian protections in Deuteronomy ; The agonistic imagination: the ethics of war in Deuteronomy ; Rahab's valor and the Gibeonites' cowardice -- IV. Gender. The women of the Bible and of ancient Near Eastern myth: the case of the Levite's [pileges] ; Were Israelite women chattel? Shedding new light on an old question ; Crossings, transgressions, and movement in the Jephthah cycle ; Ruth's beginnings: a study in contradictions ; Building power: gender, identity, and conspicuous consumption in Fin de Si�ecle Tang China ; Rufina refined: a woman archisynagogos from Smyrna, yet again.

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Niditch, Susan 1950-


Bible.--Old Testament--Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible.--Old Testament.
Bibel--Altes Testament


Folklore in the Bible.
War--Biblical teaching.
Gender identity in the Bible.
Women in the Bible.
Jews--Civilization.--Palestine
RELIGION / Biblical Studies / Old Testament
RELIGION / Judaism / Sacred Writings
Folklore in the Bible.
Gender identity in the Bible.
Jews--Civilization.
War--Biblical teaching.
Women in the Bible.
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Religion


Middle East--Palestine.
Israel


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