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Author McKinlay, Judith E.

Title Gendering wisdom the host : biblical invitations to eat and drink / Judith E. McKinlay.

Publication Info. Sheffield, Eng. : Sheffield Academic Press, [1996]

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Description 1 online resource (280 pages).
Physical Medium polychrome
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Series Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 216
Gender, culture, theory ; 4
Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 216.
Gender, culture, theory ; 4.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 254-267)-and indexes.
Contents Abbreviations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1 IN SEARCH OF ANCESTRY; Chapter 2 PROVERBS 9.1-6, 13-18; Chapter 3 PROVERBS 9.7-12 AND OTHER WISDOM POEMS; Chapter 4 FOLLY IN THE COMPANY OF OTHER WOMEN; Chapter 5 WOMEN IN PROVERBS; Chapter 6 THE WISDOM OF BEN SIRA; Chapter 7 WOMEN IN BEN SIRA; Chapter 8 ON THE QUEST OF THE FEMININE IN JOHN 4; Chapter 9 WOMEN IN JOHN'S GOSPEL; Chapter 10 SOME IMPLICATIONS; Select Bibliography; Index of References; Index of Authors.
Summary This work looks at the intertextual relationships of the invitations to eat and drink in Proverbs, Ben Sira and John 4. If the first two invitations are offered by a female Wisdom/Sophia, what are the gender implications when the hostess becomes a host in John 4? The study poses the possibility of an ongoing convergence strategy, which may have begun when Israelite sages adapted for a Yahwistic context language and imagery earlier associated with female deities. In a subtle move, McKinlay draws upon contemporary reader resistance in order to counter such ideological moves by the scribes, whose.
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Subject Bible -- Feminist criticism.
Feminist criticism.
Bible. Proverbs, IX -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. Ecclesiasticus -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. Ecclesiasticus.
Bible. John, IV -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. John, IV.
Jésus-Christ -- Personne et fonctions -- Enseignement biblique.
Bible. A.T. Proverbes -- Critique, interprétation, etc.
Bible. A.T. Ecclésiastique -- Critique, interprétation, etc.
Bible. Jean -- Critique, interprétation, etc.
Sex role -- Biblical teaching.
Sex role -- Biblical teaching.
Sacred meals -- Biblical teaching.
Sacred meals -- Biblical teaching.
Sacred meals.
Women in the Bible.
Women in the Bible.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Subject Gender roles.
Other Form: Print version: McKinlay, Judith E. Gendering wisdom the host. Sheffield, Eng. : Sheffield Academic Press, ©1996 1850756023 9781850756026 (DLC) 96233232 (OCoLC)36148752
ISBN 9780567651822 (electronic book)
0567651827 (electronic book)