Understanding the Deep Structures of Scripture
Each of the Exodus women maximized her culturally defined role to flip the tables on injustice.
Deuteronomic law values the well-being of its female citizens, empowers them with a legal voice, and relies on rational proof.
Traducido por Esgrid Sikahall Dos tiroteos masivos acababan de suceder cuando yo recién empezaba a escribir algunas ideas sobre violencia…
By Dr. Michael Rhodes on November 4, 2020
Evangelicals clinging to political power—even if from good motivations—should consider the stories of Joseph and Daniel.
By Delvyn Case on October 27, 2020
As a composer of sacred music, I rely on the biblical text just as deeply as a scholar or a…
By Dr. Cynthia Shafer-Elliott on October 20, 2020
The cultural and social context of ancient Israelite households matters for today, and for our understanding of gender in the Bible.
Part of the A Gender Study: The Real Lives of Women and Men in the Bible series
By Dr. Lynn Cohick on October 13, 2020
Women in ancient Rome who upheld modesty, chastity, and loyalty to family and Rome demonstrated their agency, despite cultural hierarchy.
By Dr. Yosefa (Fogel) Wruble on October 6, 2020
Motifs surrounding Levites and cultic servants influence readers’ understanding of their significance and relationship.
By Dr. Carol Meyers on October 5, 2020
Traducido por Esgrid Sikahall Por muchos años enseñé un curso de pregrado sobre mujeres israelitas en el mundo bíblico. En…
Part of the Un estudio de género: la vida real de mujeres y hombres en la Biblia series
By Dr. Matthew J. Lynch on September 29, 2020
Male violence against women in Genesis belongs within the broader narrative portrait of humanity’s violence and rebellion against God.
By Dr. A.J. Culp on September 22, 2020
How will the people remain faithful to the covenant without Moses? For Deuteronomy, the answer is memory.
By Amy Gabriel on September 15, 2020
Achilles’ heel and Jacob’s heel are both points of weakness, but while Achilles’ weakness gets him killed, Jacob’s weakness saves him.
By Dr. Carol Meyers on September 9, 2020
Despite a common assumption, Israelite women were not dominated by men throughout ancient Israelite society.
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