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Title Women in the Biblical World : a Survey of Old and New Testament Perspectives.
Imprint Lanham : University Press of America, 2009.


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Description 1 online resource (189 pages)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Women in the Bible.
Women in Judaism.
Contents Answers to unresolved questions : a closer look at Eve and Adam in Genesis 2-3 / Elizabeth A. McCabe -- A biological consideration for the extended period of impurity after the birth of a daughter in ancient Israel / Karen Fitz La Barge -- Rahab in rehab : Christian interpretation of the madame from Jericho / William L. Lyons -- Achsah, the raped pîlegeš, and the book of Judges / Tammi J. Schneider -- You are a Bible child : exploring the lives of children and mothers through the Elisha cycle / Julie Faith Parker -- Refusing the Syrophoenician woman : the disparate perspective of Jesus, Mark, and feminist critiques / Lynn B.E. Jencks -- Blessing the first birth : a feminist critical reading of Luke 11:27-28 / Victoria Phillips -- A reevaluatiojn of Phoebe in Romans 16:1-2 as a diakonos and prostatis : exposing the inaccuracies of English translations / Elizabeth A. McCabe -- Junia : woman and apostle / Hope Stephenson -- In search of the voice of women in the churches : revisiting the command to silence women in 1 Corinthians 14:34-35 / Lee A. Johnson -- Bad girls or good ascetics? The gynaikaria of the Pastoral Epistles / Gail P.C. Streete.
Summary This volume features the most current research in feminist biblical scholarship. This collection will whet the reader's appetite for cutting-edge research and encourage a closer look at key biblical passages that discuss women. New insights, greater depth of understanding, and greater appreciation for women in the Bible will inevitably result.
Other Author Jencks, Lynn B. E.
Johnson, Lee A.
La Barge, Rev. Karen Fitz.
Lyons, William L.
Parker, Julie Faith.
Phillips, Victoria.
Schneider, Tammi J.
Stephenson, Hope.
Streete, Gail P. C.
Other Title Print version: McCabe, Elizabeth A. Women in the Biblical World : A Survey of Old and New Testament Perspectives. Lanham : University Press of America, ©2009 9780761846772