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eBook Studies in Bible and Feminist Criticism (A JPS Scholar of Distinction Book) ePub

by Tikva Frymer-Kensky

  • ISBN: 0827607989
  • Category: Bible Study and Reference
  • Subcategory: Bibles
  • Author: Tikva Frymer-Kensky
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: The Jewish Publication Society; 1st Ed. edition (March 1, 2006)
  • Pages: 350
  • ePub book: 1252 kb
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This book is unique, not only because it is the only volume in the JPS Scholar of Distinction series written by a woman .

This book is unique, not only because it is the only volume in the JPS Scholar of Distinction series written by a woman, but also because Frymer-Kensky's personal and forthright voice resonates so clearly throughout each piece. Scholars and students of Bible, Jewish studies, and women's studies will surely find this to be a one-of-a kind collection.

A JPS Scholar of Distinction title The best writings of the long and distinguished career of renowned feminist Bible scholar Tikva Frymer-Kensky Each of the 30 essays here delves into a topic that gives us much food for thought: the Bible as interpreted through ancient.

A JPS Scholar of Distinction title The best writings of the long and distinguished career of renowned feminist Bible scholar Tikva Frymer-Kensky Each of the 30 essays here delves into a topic that gives us much food for thought: the Bible as interpreted through ancient Near-Eastern creation myths.

and Feminist Criticism", as part of their Scholar of Distinction series.

In 2006, the Jewish Publication Society published a collection of her articles, "Studies in Bible and Feminist Criticism", as part of their Scholar of Distinction series. She is the first woman to have her work included in this series, as well as having been the youngest person anthologized in this prestigious series. Her coauthor for that book, who also won, was Tamara Cohn Eskenazi.

Home Browse Books Book details, Studies in Bible and Feminist Criticism. A JPS Scholar of Distinction title. Studies in Bible and Feminist Criticism. The best writings of the long and distinguished career of renowned feminist Bible scholar Tikva Frymer-Kensky Each of the 30 essays here delves into a topic that gives us much food for thought: the Bible as interpreted through ancient Near-Eastern creation myths, flood myths, and goddess myths; gender in the Bible; the feminist approach to Jewish law; comparative Jewish and Christian. perspectives on the Hebrew Bible; biblical perspectives on ecology; creating a theology of healing; feminine God-talk.

Tikva Frymer-Kensky z l was a professor of Hebrew Bible and the History of Judaism at the University of Chicago Divinity School. Her areas of specialization included Assyriology and Sumerology, biblical studies, Jewish studies, and women and religion

Tikva Frymer-Kensky z l was a professor of Hebrew Bible and the History of Judaism at the University of Chicago Divinity School. Her areas of specialization included Assyriology and Sumerology, biblical studies, Jewish studies, and women and religion. She was the author of Reading the Women of the Bible (which received a Koret Jewish Book Award in 2002 and a National Jewish Book Award in 2003), In the Wake of the Goddesses, and Motherprayer. New & Noteworthy.

Series A JPS Scholar of Distinction Book Scholars and students of Bible, Jewish studies, and women’s studies will surely find this to be a one-of-a.

Series A JPS Scholar of Distinction Book. Scholars and students of Bible, Jewish studies, and women’s studies will surely find this to be a one-of-a kind collection.

A JPS Scholar of Distinction title.

Jewish Book Council, founded in 1944, is the longest-running organization . Now Frymer-Kensky has been named a JPS Scholar of Distinction.

Jewish Book Council, founded in 1944, is the longest-running organization devoted exclusively to the support and celebration of Jewish literature. Tikva Frymer-Kensky, a professor at the Divinity School of the University of Chicago, has been one of the few Jewish feminist scholars of the Bible and the Ancient Near East, a field dominated until recently by male academics and masculine perspectives. Now Frymer-Kensky has been named a JPS Scholar of Distinction (the first woman to receive this honor) and this volume is a sampling of her scholarship over the last three decades.

A JPS Scholar of Distinction title

The best writings of the long and distinguished career of renowned feminist Bible scholar Tikva Frymer-Kensky Each of the 30 essays here delves into a topic that gives us much food for thought: the Bible as interpreted through ancient Near-Eastern creation myths, flood myths, and goddess myths; gender in the Bible; the feminist approach to Jewish law; comparative Jewish and Christian perspectives on the Hebrew Bible; biblical perspectives on ecology; creating a theology of healing; feminine God-talk. The volume concludes with the author’s own original prayers in the form of poetic meditations on pregnancy and birthing. This book is unique, not only because it is the only volume in the JPS Scholar of Distinction series written by a woman, but also because Frymer-Kensky’s personal and forthright voice resonates so clearly throughout each piece. Scholars and students of Bible, Jewish studies, and women’s studies will surely find this to be a one-of-a kind collection.