Contents

Introduction

  • Jorunn Økland, Irmtraud Fischer, Mercedes Navarro Puerto, Adriana Valerio Women, Bible and Reception History: An International Project in Theology and Gender Studies Download

Part 1: The Bible as a Document Arising within a Historical Epoch

  • Silvia Schroer Ancient Near Eastern Pictures as Keys to Biblical Texts
  • Carol Meyers Archaeology — A Window to the Lives of Israelite Women
  • Sophie Démare-Lafont The Status of Women in the Legal Texts of the Ancient Near East
  • Donatella Scaiola Torah and Canon: Challenges and Perspectives

Part 2: Women Texts and Gender-Relevant Issues in the Torah

  • Thomas Hieke Genealogy as a Means of Historical Representation in the Torah and the Role of Women in the Genealogical System
  • Mercedes Navarro Puerto Divine Image and Likeness: Women and Men in Genesis 1–3 as an Open System in the Context of Genesis 1–11
  • Irmtraud Fischer On the Significance of the “Women Texts” in the Ancestral Narratives
  • Jopie Siebert-Hommes The Female Saviors of Israel’s Liberator: Twelve “Daughters” in Exodus 1 and 2
  • Ursula Rapp Zipporah: The Vanishing of a Wife
  • Mercedes García Bachmann Miriam, Primordial Political Figure in the Exodus
  • Dorothea Erbele-Küster Gender and Cult: “Pure” and “Impure” as Gender-Relevant Categories
  • Karin Finsterbusch Women between Subordination and Independence: Reflections on Gender-Related Legal Texts of the Torah

Bibliography

Contributors

Index of Ancient Sources

La TORAH

TORA

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    Irmtraud Fischer
  • Mercedes Navarro Puerto
  • Collaborator
    Andrea Taschl-Erber

Year 2011

GENERAL EDITORS
  • Irmtraud Fischer

    Graz University, Austria

  • Mercedes Navarro Puerto

    Madrid, Spain

  • Adriana Valerio

    Napoli University, Italy

  • Christiana de Groot

    Calvin College, USA

PUBLISHERS
CONSULTANT FOR ART HISTORY
  • Maria Leticia Sánchez Hernández

    National Heritage Museum, Madrid (S)

  • Heidi Hornik

    Baylor University, USA

CONSULTANT FOR LITERATURE RECEPTION
  • Magda Motté

    Aachen, D

CONSULTANT FOR HISTORY OF JUDAISM
  • Adele Berlin

    University of Maryland, USA