A Critical Engagement: Essays on the Hebrew Bible in Honour by David J. A. Clines, Ellen Van Wolde

By David J. A. Clines, Ellen Van Wolde

This quantity honours the designated contribution to Hebrew Bible stories over 4 many years by way of Cheryl Exum, Professor Emerita of religious study within the collage of Sheffield. Her particular pursuits have lain, first, within the smooth literary feedback of the Hebrew Bible, the place her key paintings used to be Tragedy and Biblical Narrative: Arrows of the Almighty. Asecond sector has been feminist feedback of the Hebrew Bible; right here her remarkable contributions have been Fragmented girls: Feminist (Sub)versions of Biblical Narratives and Plotted, Shot, and Painted: Cultural Representations of Biblical girls. a more moderen, and now nearly favorite, topic is the Bible and cultural reports, specially the Bible and paintings. Key works right here were a chain of edited volumes, resembling past the Biblical Horizon: The Bible and the humanities, and The Bible in movie / The Bible and movie. Her fourth sector of constant curiosity has been the track of Songs, with many articles culminating in her perceptive remark within the previous testomony Library sequence. during this wealthy quantity, 25 of her acquaintances and co-workers provide her papers on some of these issues. a number of are on or round the tune of Songs (Graeme Auld, Fiona Black, David Clines, Sara Japhet, Martti Nissinen, Yair Zakovitch), and themes of feminist curiosity (Yairah Amit, Athalya Brenner, Claudia Camp, Hugh Pyper, Jack Sasson). Cultural reports are represented through Alice Bach, Hans Barstad, Andrew Davies, David Gunn, Martin O'Kane, John Sawyer and Ellen van Wolde, and literary feedback via Michael Fox, Edwin strong, Norman Gottwald, Edward Greenstein, Francis Landy, Burke lengthy and Hugh Williamson.

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157. 10. There is no unanimity over how to count separate lexical units in Hebrew; but the brackets after each rendering give a fair impression. 11. Deut. 6, 21; Isa. 5, 6; Jer. 23; Ezek. 3; Ps. 18, 22; Prov. 8. 12. Gen. 7; Deut. 21; Josh. 15; Judg. 6, 10; 1 Sam. 25; 2 Sam. 12, 13. AULD Contexts for Tamar 31 represented in these poetic/prophetic materials. Job provides the closest parallel to one of Tamar’s charges, when he criticizes his wife: ‘Like the speaking of one of the foolish [women] you would speak’.

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