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Prophecy and Power: Jeremiah in Feminist and Postcolonial Perspective (Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies)

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ISBN 10: 0567182118 / ISBN 13: 9780567182111
Published by Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2013
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Title: Prophecy and Power: Jeremiah in Feminist and...

Publisher: Bloomsbury T&T Clark

Publication Date: 2013

Book Condition:Very Good

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This volume advances the scholarly discussion of Jeremiah via rigorous feminist and postcolonialist theorizing of texts and interpretive issues in that prophetic book. The essays here, by seasoned scholars of Jeremiah, offer significant traction on the biblical book's construction of the persona of Jeremiah and the subjectivity of Judah as subaltern; analysis of gendered imagery for the speaking subject in Jeremiah and for the Judean social body; exploration of rhetorics of imperialism and resistance; and theological implications of feminist-critical perspectives on YHWH and other deities represented in Jeremiah.

Essays here deftly synthesize historical, literary, and ideological-critical insights in service of nuanced inquiry into Jeremiah as complex cultural production. The collection represents the growing edge of recent critical thinking on Jeremiah in the United States, Europe, and elsewhere. It should prove invaluable in shaping the parameters of the continuing scholarly conversation on the Book of Jeremiah.

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This volume presents cutting-edge feminist and postcolonial scholarship on Jeremiah.

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