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Author Kara-Ivanov Kaniel, Ruth, 1979-
Title Ḳedeshot u-ḳedoshot. English.
Holiness and transgression : mothers of the messiah in the Jewish myth / Ruth Kara-Ivanov Kaniel.
Imprint Boston : Academic Studies Press, [2017]

Series Psychoanalysis and Jewish life.
Subject Jewish mythology.
Messiah -- Judaism.
Mothers in the Bible.
Mothers and sons -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "This volume deals with the female dynasty of the House of David and its influence on the Jewish Messianic Myth. It provides a missing link in the chain of research on the topic of messianism and contributes to the understanding of the connection between female transgression and redemption, from the Bible through Rabbinic literature until the Zohar. The discussion of the centrality of the mother image in Judeo-Christian culture and the parallels between the appearance of Mary in the Gospels and the Davidic Mothers in the Hebrew Bible, stresses mutual representations of "the mother of the messiah" in Christian and Jewish imaginaire. Through the prism of gender studies and by stressing questions of femininity, motherhood and sexuality, the subject appears in a new light. This research highlights the importance of intertwining Jewish literary study with comparative religion and gender theories, enabling the process of filling in the 'mythic gaps' in classical Jewish sources. The book won the Pines, Lakritz and Warburg awards"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents Pages:1 to 25; Pages:26 to 50; Pages:51 to 75; Pages:76 to 100; Pages:101 to 125; Pages:126 to 150; Pages:151 to 175; Pages:176 to 200; Pages:201 to 225; Pages:226 to 250; Pages:251 to 275; Pages:276 to 293
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ISBN 1618115618 (e-book)
9781618115614 (electronic bk.)
9781618115607 (hardcover)
OCLC # 960437179
Additional Format Print version: Kara-Ivanov Kaniel, Ruth, 1979- Holiness and transgression. Boston : Academic Studies Press, [2017] 9781618115607 (DLC) 2016046319.