This collection of studies, reflecting developments in feminist exegesis over the last few years in Europe and the United States, includes treatments of key female figures ('Tamar and the "Coat of Many Colours"' by Adrien Janis Bledstein; 'Michal, the Barren Wife' by Lillian R. Klein; 'On Centering a Fringe Figure: The Wife of Jeroboam in 1 Kings 14:1-18' by Uta Schmidt; 'The Widow of Zarephath and the Great Woman of Shunem: A Comparative Analysis of Two Stories' by Jopie Siebert-Hommes), and a new examination of a biblical threesome, 'Saul, David and Jonathan: The Story of a Triangle? A Contribution to the Issue of Homosexuality in the First Testament' by Silvia Schroer and Thomas Staubli. >
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About "Samuel and Kings"
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Athalya Brenner (Ed)
Athalya Brenner is Professor of Hebrew Bible at the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, and Roslyn and Manny Rosenthal Distinguished Professor-in-Residence at Brite Divinity School, Fort Worth, Texas. She is general editor of the Feminist Companion to the Bible