Gender in the book of Ben Sira : divine wisdom, erotic poetry, and the Garden of Eden /

Scholars who accept Ben Sira's comments on women at face-value or ignore parallel comments about men preclude fundamental questions about the functions of these statements and about their contexts. Gender in the Book of Ben Sira provides a distinctly-different perspective on the discourse of ge...

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Main Author: Ellis, Teresa Ann.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Boston : De Gruyter, [2013]
Series:Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft ; 453.
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Summary:Scholars who accept Ben Sira's comments on women at face-value or ignore parallel comments about men preclude fundamental questions about the functions of these statements and about their contexts. Gender in the Book of Ben Sira provides a distinctly-different perspective on the discourse of gender in the extant Hebrew manuscripts. The focus on wordplay, genre-constraints, and topics named in the book's subtitle-Divine Wisdom, Erotic Poetry, and the Garden of Eden-expands the boundaries for studies of gender.
Physical Description:1 online resource (304 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9783110330892
311033089X
3110330792
9783110330793