Worship, women, and war : essays in honor of Susan Niditch / edited by John J. Collins, T.M. Lemos, Saul M. Olyan.

Contributor(s): Niditch, Susan [honoree.] | Collins, John J. (John Joseph), 1946- [editor.] | Olyan, Saul M [editor.] | Lemos, T. M. (Tracy Maria) [editor.]
Material type: TextTextSeries: Brown Judaic studies: number 357.Publisher: Providence, Rhode Island : Brown University, [2015]Copyright date: �2015Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 320 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781930675971; 1930675976Subject(s): Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. Old Testament | Niditch, Susan 1950- | Bibel Altes Testament | Folklore in the Bible | War -- Biblical teaching | Gender identity in the Bible | Women in the Bible | Jews -- Palestine -- Civilization | 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 | Middle East -- Palestine | Exegese | Religion | Israel AltertumGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Criticism, interpretation, etc.DDC classification: 221.6 LOC classification: BS511.3 | .W675 2015Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
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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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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