No Longer Be Silent / Edition 1

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Overview

This series brings to a wide audience important new discoveries concerning relationships of women and men in the Bible, ancient Israel, early Judaism, and early Christianity. The books explore the role of gender within the biblical tradition and document its continuing influence on subsequent life and thought. The books emphasize literary and historical methods as well as anthropological, archaeological, and linguistic approaches to biblical characters, gendered imagery, and the history of biblical interpretation. The books are based on thorough scholarship and can be read with pleasure by all serious readers.

"Brown's comparative study opens new perspectives on the situation of women in a period foundational both to Judaism and to Christianity. With commendable care, she awakes the echoes of long-dead voices whose absence has distorted the sound of tradition."--Mary Ann Donovan, Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780664252946
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication date: 3/1/1992
  • Series: Gender and the Biblical Tradition Series
  • Edition description: 1st ed
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 244
  • Lexile: 1330L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.57 (d)

Meet the Author


Cheryl Anne Brown is Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California.
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Table of Contents

Preface 7
Abbreviations 10
Introduction 11
1 Deborah 39
2 Jephthah's Daughter 93
3 Hannah 140
4 The Witch of Endor 181
5 Summary of the Portrayal of Women in Biblical Antiquities and Jewish Antiquities 212
Bibliography 221
Index 236
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