Conceiving a Nation: The Development of Political Discourse in the Hebrew Bible

Conceiving a Nation: The Development of Political Discourse in the Hebrew Bible

by Mira Morgenstern
     
 

"Interprets the Bible as a text concerned with the political reality of conceiving and nurturing a nation. Highlights the emphasis that the Bible places on women's contribution to what it takes to make a nation"--Provided by publisher. See more details below

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"Interprets the Bible as a text concerned with the political reality of conceiving and nurturing a nation. Highlights the emphasis that the Bible places on women's contribution to what it takes to make a nation"--Provided by publisher.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780271034744
Publisher:
Penn State University Press
Publication date:
11/26/2012
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface

Introduction

1 Joseph: The Politics of Dreaming

2 Moses: The Politics of Alienation

3 Ruth: The Politics of Difference

4 Jotham: The Politics of Parable

5 Samson: The Politics of Riddling

6 Esther: The Politics of Metaphor

Conclusion

Bibliography

Index

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