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A Feminist companion to Ruth

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Sheffield Academic Press , Sheffield
Bible. -- O.T. -- Ruth -- Criticism, interpretation, etc, Bible and fem
Other titlesRuth.
Statementedited by Athalya Brenner.
SeriesFeminist companion to the Bible -- 3.
ContributionsBrenner, Athalya.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBS1315.2 .F46 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination220 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20487275M
ISBN 101850754217

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 21 cm: Contents: The Book of Ruth / Elizabeth Cady Stanton --Ruth: the discourse of power and the power of discourse / Ilona Rashkow --Heroism and proper names, or the fruits of analogy / Mieke Bal --Naomi and Ruth / Athalya Brenner --Returning home: Ruth and the gendering of the Book of Ruth.

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It calls attention to the proto-evangel- ical feminist hermeneutic found in the writings of three women (Christine de Pizan, Marie Dentière and Mary Astell) who found the book of Ruth life-giving to women. The book of Ruth has been widely accepted as being a positive text for and about women in the Hebrew Bible.

Frequently described as being 'delightful' or 'whimsical', it is regarded as a fine example of a short story with full and complete characters.

Naomi's perseverance, Ruth's faithfulness, as well as the deity's providence are examples of this view. The book is seen as one of only a few.

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Part text, part. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Introduction / Athalya Brenner --I. Ruth --A.

Aspects of the Ruth scroll --The Book of Ruth: a 'feminist' commentary to the Torah?/ Irmtraud Fischer --Ruth, the model emigrée: mourning and the symbolic politics of immigration / Bonnie Honig --Facing the other: Ruth-the-cat in medieval Jewish.

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The Book of Ruth has been an object of contention for many feminist scholars of the Bible. While recognizing the great strides the book makes on behalf of women, scholars also recognize how far the work on a whole has fallen short of some feminist ideals.

Ruth is one of only two books in the Hebrew canon that bears the name of a woman. Abstract. The book of Ruth is written from a female perspective, which in is deliberately contrasted with a male perspective.

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