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Prophets male and female : gender and prophecy in the Hebrew Bible, the Eastern Mediterranean, and the ancient Near East / edited by Jonathan Stökl and Corrine L. Carvalho.

Stökl, Jonathan, 1977-
[2013], ©2013
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Atlanta : Society of Biblical Literature, [2013], ©2013.

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xiv, 347 pages ; 23 cm.


"Her outdoors": an anthropological perspective on female prophets and prophecy / Lester L. Grabbe -- Gender and prophetic agency in the Ancient Near East / Martti Nissinen -- Gender "ambiguity" in Ancient Near Eastern prophecy? a reassessment of the data behind a popular theory / Jonathan Stökl -- The misconstrued role of the assinnu in Ancient Near Eastern prophecy / Ilona Zsolnay -- The role of the female seer/prophet in ancient Greece / Anselm C. Hagedorn -- Sex and the single prophet: marital status and gender in Jeremiah and Ezekiel / Corrine Carvalho -- Speaking in dreams: the figure of Miriam and prophecy / Hanna Tervanotko -- Childless female diviners in the Bible and beyond / Esther J. Hamori -- "Misogyny" in service of theocentricity: legitimate or not? / Dale Launderville -- Spermatic spluttering pens: concerning the construction and breakdown of prophetic masculinity / Roland Boer.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-314) and indexes.

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Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing, 2014. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([Ancient Israel and its literature]) ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet.


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