Studies in Bible and Feminist Criticism (JPS Scholar of Distinction Series)
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.
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Law and Philosophy The Case of Sex in the Bible
Halakhah Law and Feminism
The Feminist Challenge to Halakhah
Revelation Revealed The Doubt of Torah
Moses and the Cults The Question of Religious Leadership
The Theology of Catastrophe A Question of Historical Justice
The End of the World and the Limits of Biblical Ecology
JUDAISM AND CHRISTIANITY
The Image Religious Anthropology in Judaism and Christianity
Biblical Voices on Chosenness
Jesus and the Law
Covenant A Jewish Biblical Perspective
GENDER AND THE BIBLE
The Bible and Womens Studies
The Ideology of Gender in the Bible and the Ancient Near East
GENDER AND THE LAW
Patriarchal Family Relationships and Near Eastern Law
Pollution Purification and Purgation in Biblical Israel
Ecology in a Biblical Perspective
The Emergence of Jewish Biblical Theologies
Constructing a Theology of Healing
On Feminine GodTalk
Like a Birthing Woman
Bibliography of the Published Writings of Tikva FrymerKensky
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Page 80 - Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity.
Page 312 - It is not because you are the most numerous of peoples that the LORD set His heart on you and chose you — indeed, you are the smallest of peoples; but it was because the LORD loved you and kept the oath He made to your fathers that the LORD freed you with a mighty hand and rescued you from the house of bondage, from the power of Pharaoh king of Egypt.
Page 312 - Know, therefore, that only the Lord your GOD is GOD, the steadfast GOD who keeps His gracious covenant to the thousandth generation of those who love Him and keep His commandments...
Page 307 - be imitators of me as I am of Christ
Page 180 - But from the beginning of the creation God made them male and female. For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and cleave to his wife ; and they twain shall be one flesh : so then they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.
Page 338 - As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night, shall not cease.
Page 85 - When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place, what is man that you are mindful of him, the son of man that you care for him?
Page 65 - Would to God we had died by the hand of the Lord in the land of Egypt, when we sat by the flesh pots, and when we did eat bread to the full ; for ye have brought Us forth into this wilderness, to kill this whole assembly with hunger.