Prophets and Daniel /

This final volume in the Feminist Companion to the Bible Second series is a sparkling collection. These essays revisit the figure of the Goddess, redefine female prophet-(esse)s, consider Yahweh as a violent husband, explore various aspects or eroticism in prophetic literature and discuss how to say...

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Other Authors: Brenner, Athalya.
Format: Book Electronic
Published:London : Sheffield Academic Press, ©2001.
Series:Feminist companion to the Bible. Second series ; 8.
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Table of Contents:
  • Abbreviations
  • List of Contributors
  • Introduction
  • Prophecy
  • The Goddess Revisited: The Queen of Heaven
  • Who is She? / Judith M. Hadley
  • Female 'Prophets' or 'Prophetesses'?: Prophecy and the Construction of Women: Inscription and Erasure / Esther Fuchs
  • The Daughters of Your People Prophesy / Renate Jost
  • Miriam and the Prophecy of the Persian Period / Rainer Kessler
  • The Pornoprophetic 'Marriage' Metaphor: Prophetic Objections to YHWH as the Violent Husband of Israel: Reinterpretations of the Prophetic Marriage Metaphor in Second Isaiah (Isaiah 40-55) / Gerlinde Baumann
  • Circumcision of the Prostitute: Gender, Sexuality, and the Call to Repentance in Jeremiah 3.1-4.4 / Mary E. Shields
  • Self-Response to 'Circumcision of the Prostitute' / Mary E. Shields
  • Multiple Exposures: Body Rhetoric and Gender in Ezekiel 16 / Mary E. Shields
  • Self-Response to 'Multiple Exposures' / Mary E. Shields
  • Violence and the Economy of Desire in Ezekiel 16.1-45 / Erin Runions
  • Gender Reversal in Ezekiel 16 / s. Tamar Kamionkowski
  • Reading Zechariah 5.5-11: Prophecy, Gender and (Ap)Perception / Ulrike Sals
  • On Saying 'No' to a Prophet / Julia M. Obrien
  • In Retrospect ... Self-Response to 'On Saying "No" to a Prophet' / Julia M. Obrien
  • Nineveh the Adulteress / Mayer I. Gruber
  • Daniel: Who's Afraid of Feminist Criticism? Who's Afraid of Biblical Humour? The Case of the Obtuse Foreign Ruler in the Hebrew Bible / Athalya Brenner
  • Self-Response to 'Who's Afraid of Feminist Criticism?' / Athalya Brenner
  • Another Wise Queen (Mother)
  • Women's Wisdom in Daniel 5.10-12? / H.J.M. Van Deventer
  • Daniel, Belshazzar, and Julia: The Rediscovery and Vindication of the Translation of Julia E. Smith (1792-1886) / Emily Sampson
  • Bibliography
  • Index of References
  • Index of Authors.