Women in the Pentateuch: A Feminist and Source-Critical Analysis

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For the first time, literary source criticism and feminist biblical interpretation are here brought together systematically. Taking into account recent trends in Pentateuchal source criticism, Shectman divides the narrative into priestly and non-priestly threads, tracing the portrayal of women in each. In both sources, as Moses comes to the fore, women recede increasingly into the background, with the result that far fewer women appear in Exodus-Numbers than appear in Genesis. A stark contrast between the sources also ...

Women in the Pentateuch: A Feminist and Source-Critical Analysis 2009, Sheffield Phoenix Press Ltd

ISBN-13: 9781906055721

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