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This quantity honours the specified contribution to Hebrew Bible reports over 4 many years via Cheryl Exum, Professor Emerita of bible study within the college of Sheffield. Her designated pursuits have lain, first, within the sleek literary feedback of the Hebrew Bible, the place her key paintings used to be Tragedy and Biblical Narrative: Arrows of the Almighty. Asecond zone 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 ladies. a newer, and now virtually favorite, subject is the Bible and cultural reviews, specially the Bible and artwork. Key works right here were a sequence of edited volumes, reminiscent of past the Biblical Horizon: The Bible and the humanities, and The Bible in movie / The Bible and movie. Her fourth sector of continuous curiosity has been the tune of Songs, with many articles culminating in her perceptive statement within the outdated testomony Library sequence. during this wealthy quantity, 25 of her buddies and co-workers supply her papers on most of these subject matters. numerous are on or round the music of Songs (Graeme Auld, Fiona Black, David Clines, Sara Japhet, Martti Nissinen, Yair Zakovitch), and subject matters of feminist curiosity (Yairah Amit, Athalya Brenner, Claudia Camp, Hugh Pyper, Jack Sasson). Cultural reviews are represented by means of Alice Bach, Hans Barstad, Andrew Davies, David Gunn, Martin O'Kane, John Sawyer and Ellen van Wolde, and literary feedback by means of Michael Fox, Edwin solid, Norman Gottwald, Edward Greenstein, Francis Landy, Burke lengthy and Hugh Williamson.

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Did she consider that she was sailing close to a dangerous wind? Or was she herself keen to do Amnon’s heart good? When she told the prince to wait, and to ask David properly for her, was she desperately playing for time in order to get away? Or did she fully expect that the king who had sent her on such a loaded mission would not withhold her from her senior half-brother and crown prince (v. 13)? When she charged Amnon with rash misbehaviour (vv. 12, 13), was she nding fault with the liaison itself or simply his precipitate action?

Brill, 2000). 2003 ‘Epoch and Genre: The Sixth Century and the Growth of Hidden Polemics’, in O. Lipschits and J. ), Judah and the Judeans in the Neo-Babylonian Period (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns): 135-51. 2004 ‘Endings—Especially Reversal Endings’, Scriptura 87: 213-26. M. H. ), Method Matters: Essays on the Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in Honor of David L. Petersen (Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature): 271-91. N. Freedman 2000 Micah—A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary (AB, 24E; New York: Doubleday).

16–17). The other three principal female roles in this stage are clustered (2 Sam. 11–14) at the beginning of the stage II development of the theme of David as king in Jerusalem (2 Sam. 11–19). And in a somewhat similar way, each major block of new text at the third stage of writing (1 Sam. 1–8; 1 Sam. 25–30 + 2 Sam. 1–4) has a prominent female role at its start: Hannah in 1 Samuel 1–2, and Abigail in 1 Samuel 25 quickly followed by the medium at En-Dor (1 Sam. 28). Michal’s role at the window at stage I is hauntingly minimal.

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