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Worship, Women and War: Essays in Honor of Susan Niditch
John J. Collins (Editor), T. M. Lemos (Editor), Saul M. Olyan (Editor)

ISBN 9781930675933
Status Available
Price: $59.95
Binding Hardback
Publication Date October 2015
Pages 320
   

Celebrate the career of an inspirational scholar and teacher concerned with revealing voices from the margins

This volume of essays honors Susan Niditch, author of War in the Hebrew Bible: A Study in the Ethics of Violence (1993), “My Brother Esau Is a Hairy Man”: Hair and Identity in Ancient Israel (2008), and most recently, The Responsive Self: Personal Religion in Biblical Literature of the Neo-Babylonian and Persian Periods (forthcoming), among other influential publications. Essays touch on topics such as folklore, mythology, and oral history, Israelite religion, ancient Judaism, warfare, violence, and gender.

Features:

  • Essays from nineteen scholars, all experts in their fields
  • Exploration of texts from Mesopotamia, the Hebrew Bible, and the New Testament
  • Bibliography of Niditch's scholarly contributions

John J. Collins is Holmes Professor of Old Testament Criticism and Interpretation at Yale University. His recent books include Beyond the Qumran Community: Sectarian Communities in the Dead Sea Scrolls (Eerdmans).

T. M. Lemos is Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible at Huron University College and a member of the graduate school faculty of the University of Western Ontario. She is the author of Marriage Gifts and Social Change in Ancient Palestine: 1200 BCE to 200 CE (Cambridge University Press).

Saul M. Olyan is the Samuel Ungerleider Jr. Professor of Judaic Studies and Professor of Religious Studies at Brown University. He is the author of Social Inequality in the World of the Text: The Significance of Ritual and Social Distinctions in the Hebrew Bible (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht).




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