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Judges and Method: New Approaches in Biblical Studies / Edition 2
     

Judges and Method: New Approaches in Biblical Studies / Edition 2

by Gale A. Yee
 

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ISBN-10: 0800638581

ISBN-13: 9780800638580

Pub. Date: 12/01/2010

Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers

Judges and Method provides a unique classroom resource in biblical studies. Here are state-of-the-art introductions to leading critical methods in biblical study, all focused on a specific biblical book, Judges, and the larger Deuteronomistic history of which it is a part. The first edition of Judges and Method was published in 1995. This second edition features

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Judges and Method provides a unique classroom resource in biblical studies. Here are state-of-the-art introductions to leading critical methods in biblical study, all focused on a specific biblical book, Judges, and the larger Deuteronomistic history of which it is a part. The first edition of Judges and Method was published in 1995. This second edition features thorough updates of the original articles along with new essays on Gender Criticism, Cultural Criticism, and Post-colonial Criticism. Includes a glossary and index of ancient sources, topics, and names.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780800638580
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date:
12/01/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Sales rank:
1,187,393
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.62(d)

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Table of Contents


Contributors     vii
Preface to the Second Edition     ix
Introduction: Why Judges?   Gale A. Yee     1
Narrative Criticism: Human Purpose in Conflict with Divine Presence   Richard G. Bowman     19
Social-Scientific Criticism: Judges 9 and Issues of Kinship   Naomi Steinberg     46
Feminist Criticism: Whose Interests Are Being Served?   J. Cheryl Exum     65
Structuralist Criticism: The Text's World of Meaning   David Jobling     90
Deconstructive Criticism: Achsah and the (E)razed City of Writing   Danna Nolan Fewell     115
Ideological Criticism: Judges 17-21 and the Dismembered Body   Gale A. Yee     138
Postcolonial Criticism: Who Is the Other in the Book of Judges?   Uriah Y. Kim     161
Gender Criticism: The Un-Manning of Abimelech   Ken Stone     183
Cultural Criticism: Viewing the Sacrifice of Jephthah's Daughter   David M. Gunn     202
Glossary     237
Notes     243
Index of Topics and Names     275

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