Prophecy and Power: Jeremiah in Feminist and Postcolonial Perspective

Prophecy and Power: Jeremiah in Feminist and Postcolonial Perspective


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780567663054
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 04/23/2015
Series: The Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies , #577
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Christl M. Maier is Professor of Old Testament at Philipps-University Marburg, Germany.

Carolyn J. Sharp is Associate Professor of Hebrew Scriptures at Yale Divinity School, USA.

Table of Contents

Introduction - Christl M. Maier and Carolyn J. Sharp
1. Challenges and Opportunities for Feminist and Postcolonial Biblical Criticism - Judith E. McKinlay
2. Mapping Jeremiah as/in a Feminist Landscape: Negotiating Ancient and Contemporary Terrains - Carolyn J. Sharp
3. Commentary as Memoir? Reflections on Writing/Reading War and Hegemony in Jeremiah and in Contemporary U.S. Foreign Policy - Louis Stulman
4. After the “One-Man Show”: Multi-authored and Multi-voiced Commentary Writing - Christl M. Maier
5. Jeremiah “Before the Womb”: On Fathers, Sons, and the Telos of Redaction in Jeremiah 1- Yosefa Raz
6. “The Stain of Your Guilt is Still Before Me” (Jer 2:22): (Feminist) Approaches to Jeremiah 2 and the Problem of Normativity - Else K. Holt
7. “Like a Woman in Labor”: Gender, Postcolonial, Queer and Trauma Perspectives on the Book of Jeremiah - L. Juliana Claassens
8. God's Cruelty and Jeremiah's Treason: Jer 21:1-10 in Postcolonial Perspective - Christl M. Maier
9. Buying Land in the Text of Jeremiah: Feminist Commentary, the Kristevan Abject, and Jeremiah 32 - Carolyn J. Sharp
10. The Prophet and His Patsy: Gender Performativity in Jeremiah - Stuart Macwilliam
11. “Exoticizing the Otter”: The Curious Case of the Rechabites in Jeremiah 35 - Steed Vernyl Davidson
12. The Silent Goddess and the Gendering of Divine Speech in Jeremiah 44 - James E. Harding
13.A Response by Walter Brueggemann
14.A Response by Irmtraud Fischer
Author Index
Scripture Index

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