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Still Waters Run Deep : Five Women of the Bible Speak :  Five Women of the Bible Speak - Mishael Maswari Caspi

Still Waters Run Deep : Five Women of the Bible Speak

Five Women of the Bible Speak

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Published: July 1999
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Still Waters Run Deep investigates two aspects missing or underdeveloped in the study of women in biblical narratives. This book focuses on the Biblical representation of women in oral tradition and then literature and art. The authors examine the variety of ways Judaism, Christianity, and Islam portray female biblical characters. They accentuate the importance of female images in the oral tradition from which the biblical representations arose. Then, the authors present many images and possibilities for interpretation regarding the impact of women on their cultures and religions. Their examination allows the reader to see the depth of meaning in the art and literature of another time and culture, providing new insight into a little-explored field.

Dedication
Preface
Acknowledgement
Prologue, plus a Rapture of World Scriptures
Rachel: The Woman Who Drew Waterp. 1
Delilahp. 35
Abishag and Bathshebap. 51
Ruthp. 77
Maryp. 133
Appendixp. 161
Afterwordp. 203
Selected Bibliographyp. 209
Indexp. 215
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ISBN: 9780761814313
ISBN-10: 0761814310
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 252
Published: July 1999
Publisher: UNIV PR OF AMER
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.45
Weight (kg): 0.37