Texts of Terror by Phyllis Trible
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Texts of Terror
By Phyllis Trible

Texts of Terror

Literary Feminist Readings of Biblical Narratives

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Texts of Terror by Phyllis Trible

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Professor Trible focuses on four variations upon the theme of terror in the Bible. By combining the discipline of literary criticism with the hermeneutics of feminism, she reinterprets the tragic stories of four women in ancient Israel: Hagar, Tamar, an unnamed concubine, and the daughter of Jephthah. In highlighting the silence, absence, and oppostition of God, as well as human cruelty, Trible shows how these neglected stories-interpreted in memoriam-challenge both the misogyny of Scripture and its use in church, synagogue, and academy.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780800615376
ISBN-10: 0800615379
Format: Paperback
(220mm x 140mm x 9mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: Augsburg Fortress
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress
Publish Date: 1-Mar-1984
Country of Publication: United States

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