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Queer Commentary and the Hebrew Bible
by Kenneth Stone and Andrew Mein and Claudia V. Camp


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Essays exploring and explaining how 'queer' reading makes a difference to biblical exegesis. As with feminism, theoretical questions arise such as whether such readings are characterized by certain questions or can only legitimately be done by gay or lesbian readers.  Read more...


 
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More About Queer Commentary and the Hebrew Bible by Kenneth Stone; Andrew Mein; Claudia V. Camp
 
 
 
Overview

Essays exploring and explaining how 'queer' reading makes a difference to biblical exegesis. As with feminism, theoretical questions arise such as whether such readings are characterized by certain questions or can only legitimately be done by gay or lesbian readers. The contributors are drawn from a range of backgrounds and a variety of interests--Jewish, Christian, agnostic, male, female, heterosexual, gay and lesbian--and mostly concentrate on individual passages and books. But the volume also contains some theoretical reflections, and it ends with three +critical responses' from scholars with interdisciplinary interests on the place of queer read-ing of the Bible in broader contexts. A book for anyone interested in contemporary issues of bible interpretation or in queer theory generally.



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  • ISBN-13: 9781841272375
  • ISBN-10: 184127237X
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Publish Date: January 2002
  • Page Count: 256
  • Dimensions: 9.21 x 6.14 x 0.63 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.19 pounds

Series: Journal for the Study of the Old Testament #120

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Books > Religion > Biblical Criticism & Interpretation - Old Testament
Books > Religion > Biblical Studies - General

 
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