Samuel, Kings and Chronicles I (Texts@contexts Series)
:As with previous Texts @ Contexts volumes, this title gathers scholarly voices from diverse contexts and social locations to bring new or unfamiliar facets of biblical texts to light. Samuel, Kings and Chronicles I sheds light from new perspectives on...
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:As with previous Texts @ Contexts volumes, this title gathers scholarly voices from diverse contexts and social locations to bring new or unfamiliar facets of biblical texts to light. Samuel, Kings and Chronicles I sheds light from new perspectives on themes in these so-called historical books including Asian American and Chinese readings, issues of land, genealogy and maleness. The authors challenge us to consider how we deal with cultural distances between ourselves and these ancient writings - and between one another in the contemporary world. Like other volumes in the Texts @ Contexts series, these essays de-centre the often homogeneous first-world orientation of much biblical scholarship and open up new possibilities for discovery.
- :series Prefaceabbreviationsintroduction - Athalya Brenner-idan, Universiteit Van Amsterdam, The Netherlands, And Tel Aviv University, Israel<b>part One: On Relationships<i>a. Leading Female Figures In Kings And Chronicles And Their Family Connections</i></b>1. Hearing Tamar's Voice - How The Margin Hears Differently: Contextual Readings Of 2 Samuel 13.1-22 - Charlene Van Der Walt, University Of Stellenbosch, South Africa2. To Whom Do Jezebel's Remains Belong? Challenges For An 'organic Exegete' Facing Contextual Readings Of 2 Kings 9.30-37 - Fernando Candido Da Silva, Universidade Federal De Santa Catarina, Brazil3. Coveting The Vineyard: An Asian American Reading Of 1 Kings 21 - Gale A. Yee, Episcopal Divinity School, Usa 4. Juridical Impotence In The Naboth Story In The Context Of Kenya's New Land Laws - Gilbert Okuro Ojwang, Oakwood University, Usa 5. Gendered Genealogies In Response To Fractured Pasts: Inquiring Processes Of Othering In 1 Chronicles 1-9 From A German Perspective - Ingeborg Löwisch, University Of Bern, Switzerland<b><i>b. The Medium Of En-dor</i></b>6. The Medium Of En-dor And The Phenomenon Of Divination In Twenty-first Century Israel - Ora Brison, University Of Tel Aviv, Israel7. The Medium Of En-dor Heard Through The Medium Of Music - Helen Leneman, Independent Scholar, Usa<b>part Two: On Issues</b>8. Reading The Psalms Of 1 Chronicle 16. 8-36 In The Chinese And Biblical Contextsarchie C.c Lee, Shandong University, China9. Children In The Hebrew Bible And The Case Of Samuel: From Personal Experience To Analysis - Naomi Steinberg, Depaul University, Usa10. Running In The Bible - Yael Shemesh, Bar Ilan University, Israel11. Clothing, Adornment And Accoutrements As Cultural And Literary Signifiers In The 'historical' Books - Heather Mckay, Edge Hill University, Uk12. Male Royals And Their Ethnically Foreign Mothers: The Implications For Textual Politics, Athalya Brenner-idan, Universiteit Van Amsterdam, The Netherlands, And Tel Aviv University, Israelindex Of Scripturesindex Of Authors