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Title Worship, women, and war : essays in honor of Susan Niditch / edited by John J. Collins, T.M. Lemos, Saul M. Olyan.
Imprint Providence, Rhode Island : Brown University, [2015]

Series Brown Judaic studies ; number 357
Brown Judaic studies ; no. 357.
Subject Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Folklore in the Bible.
War -- Biblical teaching.
Gender identity in the Bible.
Women in the Bible.
Jews -- Palestine -- Civilization.
Alt Name Niditch, Susan,
Collins, John J. (John Joseph), 1946-
Olyan, Saul M.,
Lemos, T. M. (Tracy Maria),
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 320 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Selected publications of Susan Niditch (pages xiii-xvi).
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed December 28, 2015).
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 Siècle Tang China ; Rufina refined: a woman archisynagogos from Smyrna, yet again.
ISBN 9781930675971 (electronic bk.)
1930675976 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 933388561
Additional Format Print version: Worship, women, and war. Providence, Rhode Island : Brown University, [2015] 9781930675933 (DLC) 2015021982 (OCoLC)910914748

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