ISBN-10:
0800636651
ISBN-13:
9780800636654
Pub. Date:
11/03/2004
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
I Am . . .: Biblical Women Tell Their Own Stories

I Am . . .: Biblical Women Tell Their Own Stories

by Athalya BrennerAthalya Brenner
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Overview

Athalya Brenner presents fictionalized "autobiographies" of a dozen women and women groups in the Hebrew Bible, and also lets them share a conversation session. This allows her to include how these women have been interpreted - not only in the Bible itself, but also in Jewish and Christian traditions and by modern commentators. The result is a thoroughly engaging and insightful look at women, from a leading biblical interpreter who has a very creative edge to all her work.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780800636654
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 11/03/2004
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 248
Sales rank: 862,536
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Athalya Brenner is professor emerita of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and professor in biblical studies at the Department of Hebrew Culture Studies at Tel Aviv University, Israel. She holds an honorary PhD from the University of Bonn, Germany. She is general editor of the Feminist Companion to the Bible, co-editor of Genesis and Exodus and Deuteronomy in the Texts @ Contexts series (Fortress Press, 2008), and author of I Am: Biblical Women Tell Their Own Stories (Fortress Press, 2004).

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