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Dangerous Sisters of the Hebrew Bible


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Dangerous Sisters of the Hebrew Bible - Kalmanofsky, Amy
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Fathers, sons, and mothers take center stage in the Bibles grand narratives, Amy Kalmanofsky observes. Sisters and sisterhood receive less attention in scholarship but, she argues, play an important role in narratives, revealing anxieties related to desire, agency, and solidarity among women playing out (and playing against) their roles in a patrilineal society. Most often, she shows, sisters are destabilizing figures in narratives about family crisis, where property, patrimony, and the resilience of community boundaries ...

Dangerous Sisters of the Hebrew Bible 2014, Fortress Press, Minneapolis

ISBN-13: 9781451469950

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