Murder and Difference

Murder and Difference : Gender, Genre and Scholarship on Sisera's Death

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This title is the winner of the 1991 AAR Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion. It is also winner of 1991 Biblical Archaeology Society Publication Award: Best Books Relating to the Old Testament.show more

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  • Paperback | 164 pages
  • 153.7 x 228.3 x 14mm | 272.16g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 7ill.
  • 025320741X
  • 9780253207418
  • 1,087,477

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" ... An important contribution to current literary concerns with the ideologies of texts ... " Society of Old Testament Study Book List " ... She points the way into as yet little-explored territory, broadly engaging literary theory as well as ideological criticism ... She moves beyond both narrowly historical and exclusively text-centered criticism ... " Theology Today " ... Bal has given us both a coruscating feminist critique of biblical scholarship and a fund of provocative exegetical insights ... Required reading for anyone who wants to know where serious biblical scholarship is heading." Shofarshow more

Table of contents

The Object; IntroductionI. DISCIPLINARY CODES1. The Historical Code; 2.The Theological Code; 3. The Anthropological Code; 4.The Literary CodeII. TRANSDISCIPLINARY CODES5. The Thematic Code; 6.The Gender CodeConclusionshow more

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