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Prophets male and female : gender and prophecy in the Hebrew Bible, the Eastern Mediterranean, and the ancient Near East / edited by Jonathan St�okl and Corrine L. Carvalho.

Contributor(s): St�okl, Jonathan, 1977- [editor.] | Carvalho, Corrine L [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Ancient Israel and its literature: no. 15.Publisher: Atlanta : Society of Biblical Literature, [2013]Copyright date: �2013Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 347 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781589837775; 1589837770.Subject(s): Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. -- Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. Old Testament | Prophets | Prophecy | Sex role -- Biblical teaching | Middle East -- Religion | Middle East | Middle East -- Religion | Prophecy | Prophets | Sex role -- Biblical teaching | RELIGION -- Ancient | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Prophets | Prophecy | Prophets | Religion | Sex role -- Biblical teaching | Middle EastGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Criticism, interpretation, etc.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Prophets male and female.DDC classification: 224/.06081 Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
"Her outdoors": an anthropological perspective on female prophets and prophecy / Lester L. Grabbe -- Gender and prophetic agency in the Ancient Near East / Martti Nissinen -- Gender "ambiguity" in Ancient Near Eastern prophecy? a reassessment of the data behind a popular theory / Jonathan St�okl -- The misconstrued role of the assinnu in Ancient Near Eastern prophecy / Ilona Zsolnay -- The role of the female seer/prophet in ancient Greece / Anselm C. Hagedorn -- Sex and the single prophet: marital status and gender in Jeremiah and Ezekiel / Corrine Carvalho -- Speaking in dreams: the figure of Miriam and prophecy / Hanna Tervanotko -- Childless female diviners in the Bible and beyond / Esther J. Hamori -- "Misogyny" in service of theocentricity: legitimate or not? / Dale Launderville -- Spermatic spluttering pens: concerning the construction and breakdown of prophetic masculinity / Roland Boer.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-314) and indexes.

"Her outdoors": an anthropological perspective on female prophets and prophecy / Lester L. Grabbe -- Gender and prophetic agency in the Ancient Near East / Martti Nissinen -- Gender "ambiguity" in Ancient Near Eastern prophecy? a reassessment of the data behind a popular theory / Jonathan St�okl -- The misconstrued role of the assinnu in Ancient Near Eastern prophecy / Ilona Zsolnay -- The role of the female seer/prophet in ancient Greece / Anselm C. Hagedorn -- Sex and the single prophet: marital status and gender in Jeremiah and Ezekiel / Corrine Carvalho -- Speaking in dreams: the figure of Miriam and prophecy / Hanna Tervanotko -- Childless female diviners in the Bible and beyond / Esther J. Hamori -- "Misogyny" in service of theocentricity: legitimate or not? / Dale Launderville -- Spermatic spluttering pens: concerning the construction and breakdown of prophetic masculinity / Roland Boer.

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