Texts of Terror: Literary-feminist Readings of Biblical Narratives. Front Cover. Phyllis Trible. Fortress Press, – Religion – pages. 17 Jan The book for today’s post is Texts of Terror by Phyllis Trible. This little page book (which originally was a series of lectures) was on my. Phyllis Trible. Texts of Terror (Philadelphia: Fortress Press, ),. Hagar. Trible describes;. The opening episodes, located in Canaan, highlight Sarah as she.

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Violence in the Bible. Belonging to the sacred scriptures of synagogue and fo, these narratives yield four portraits of suffering in ancient Israel: This is a case of a woman with a cause who wants to read what she wants into material.

This entry has no external links. Open to the public Book English Murdoch University. The University of Sydney. Her goal is to dig as deep as possible into the texts as they areunder the assumption that the text we have is there for a reason, no matter how it got that way.

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Creepy passages from the old testament explicated. A Journal of Bible and Theology 45 3: I’m emotionally wrecked but onto the essay! I love the idea of elevating this derided women simply by paying attention.


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My heart breaks for these women, some of whom weren’t even given the dignity of a name so they could be remembered. I struggled with the author to find anything redemptive in them, yet she did find some threads of redemption for the most part. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Phyllis Trible brought the plight of these ancient women to heart breaking life with her examination of the text through the eyes of the mostly voiceless tgible in scripture.

Open tetror the public Book English Flinders University. By combining the discipline of literary criticism with the hermeneutics of feminism, she reinterprets the tragic stories of four women phyl,is ancient Israel: Trible’s studies revealed a grand poetry of the biblical prose, a mark that must have influenced her own writing, as Texts of Terror is extremely well-written.

I read it as part of my Old Testament class and it was legitimately one of the hardest books I have ever read. Print edition purchase must be sold by Amazon.


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Texts of Terror: Literary-Feminist Readings of Biblical Narratives

Her attention to detail in analyzing the narratives terrro produced wonderful insights, so that no page was left insipid. Don’t have a Kindle? It’s hard to believe these stories were included in the Old Testament unless it was to show that women were considered less than human in those days.