Woman's Body and the Social Body in Hosea

Woman's Body and the Social Body in Hosea

by Alice A. Keefe



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781841272474
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 02/28/2002
Series: Library Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies Series
Pages: 254
Product dimensions: 6.86(w) x 9.57(h) x 0.74(d)

About the Author

Alice. A. Keefe is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1Introduction9
Chapter 2Female Fornication and Fertility Religion36
Chapter 3The Fertility Cult Revisited66
Chapter 4Covenant and Apostasy104
Chapter 5Feminist Approaches to Hosea140
Chapter 6Women, Sex and Society162
Chapter 7Rereading Hosea's Family Metaphor190
Index of References244
Index of Authors249

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