Women in Scripture: A Dictionary of Named and Unnamed Women in the Hebrew Bible, the Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical Books, and the New Testam

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August 2001



Available now for the first time in paperback, Women in Scripture is a landmark one-volume reference work exploring all the women mentioned in the Bible, named and unnamed, well known and heretofore not known at all. Written by the finest scholars in the field, the book comprises more than 800 articles that examine the numerous women found throughout the pages of Scripture.


Harvey Cox"This is itthe one indispensable resource for anyone seriously interested in understanding the hundreds of women who appear in the Bible. Balanced, accurate, and fascinating to peruse and consult."Roland E. Murphy"By means of adroit organization and close textual reading, the invisible have become visible; the hidden influence of women, named and unnamed, in biblical times is now manifest from the hundreds of entries in this handy encyclopedia."Susannah Heschel"This is the most thorough and systematic survey ever undertaken of women in the Hebrew and Christian scriptures. The editors have gathered articles by the finest scholars, who present the most up-to-date results of biblical scholarship on women. An indispensable companion for anyone studying the Bible."The Christian Science Monitor"Women in Scripture is a remarkable reference book here to stay."Publishers Weekly"Prophets, poets, prostitutes and all other women named and unnamed in the Bible are finally given their due in what is not your usual biblical dictionary."Library Journal"Splendid. . . A monumental reference work that resurrects women from anonymity."
EAN: 9780802849625
ISBN: 0802849628
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2001
Seitenanzahl: 607 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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