New PDF release: Assertive Biblical Women (Contributions in Women's Studies)

By William Phipps

ISBN-10: 0313284989

ISBN-13: 9780313284984

Many of the ladies defined during this examine have been abnormal biblical girls. Israelite ladies, like girls in such a lot cultures of the realm, had prestige mostly in the domestic. notwithstanding, unheard of ladies sometimes had famous roles outdoors the house and dared to claim themselves. The chapters comprise biographical sketches, with comparisons to modern women's roles, of 2 dozen girls. starting with Sarah of Ur and finishing with Priscilla of Rome, their lives variety over an period of approximately millennia. those girls have been, at the most important instances, sagacious in choice making and skillful in executing their judgements. They made this kind of exact mark at the occasions in their time to be remembered by means of next generations as greater than breeders of male heirs. each one woman's tale relates how a dynamic girl was once capable of swim opposed to the robust currents of patriarchy. To make specific the relevancy of this research, the short biographies are relating to such present feminist concerns as surrogate parenting, gender stereotyping, and civil disobedience over unequal therapy via governments.

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17 In spite of the false Judeo-Christian medieval interpretation of the story of Tamar and Onan, the name of Onan has continued to the present day to be associated with matters altogether separate from the levirate. In the eighteenth century, Catholic neurologist Samuel Tissot wrote a widely circulated treatise entitled Onania, which claimed that masturbation causes an excessive blood flow from the brain that can result in impotence and insanity. 18 An illustration from the latest edition of The Oxford English Dictionary will suffice.

She was in every period a figure of disrepute and shame, at best merely ostracized, at worst subjected to punishment of death. But the harlot was also tolerated in every period by men who incurred no legal penalties—o even censure—for the enjoyment of her services. 4 Tamar and Irregular Parenting 23 To continue with Tamar's story, Judah is informed several months later that she has "played the whore" and become pregnant. Expressing righteous indignation, he condemns her even before hearing her testimony.

31 For example, Jesus ben Sirach, who was the first to claim that women caused the fall of humanity,32 omitted women from his eulogy on the pivotal personalities of biblical history. The only women whom that misogynist mentioned are those who stained Solomon's honor. 33 Many modern male interpreters of the exodus event have continued the distortion of history by assuming that Moses was the exclusive leader of the Israelites. 36 Rita Burns has rehabilitated the historical role of Miriam in Has the Lord Indeed Spoken Only Through Moses?.

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