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Author Frymer-Kensky, Tikva Simone.

Title Reading the women of the Bible / Tikva Frymer-Kensky.

Imprint New York : Schocken Books, c2002.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    221.922 FRY    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xxvii, 446 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [355]-435) and index.
Contents Hand that rocks the cradle: the Rivka stories -- Saviors of the Exodus -- Guardian at the door: Rahab -- Warriors by weapon and word: Deborah and Yael -- Wise woman of power -- Shunammite -- Villains: Potiphars' wife, Delilah, and Athaliah -- Disposable wife -- Daddy's daughters -- Father-right awry: Jephthah and his daughter -- Bad old days: concubine and chaos -- Kings to the rescue? -- "Off with his head": David, Uriah, and Bathsheba -- Trauma and tragedy: the betrayals of Tamar -- Power and person: a problem of political life -- Dinah affair -- To the barricades: views against the other -- Queen Jezebel or Deuteronomy's worst nightmare -- Cozbi -- Hagar, my other, my self -- Royal origins: Ruth on the royal way -- Royal origins: the Moabite -- Royal origins: Tamar -- Royal way -- Outsider women: exile and Ezra -- Oracles of the conquest of Canaan: Rahab and Deborah -- Oracles of Saul: Hannah and the witch of Endor -- Necromancer at Endor -- Abigail -- Huldah -- Woman as voice -- Women of metaphor, metaphors of women -- Later adventure of biblical women -- Mirrors and voices: reading these stories today
Subject Women in the Bible.
ISBN 0805241213
0805211829 (pbk.)

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