The Resource Are we amused? : humour about women in the biblical worlds, edited by Athalya Brenner, (electronic resource)

Are we amused? : humour about women in the biblical worlds, edited by Athalya Brenner, (electronic resource)

Label
Are we amused? : humour about women in the biblical worlds
Title
Are we amused?
Title remainder
humour about women in the biblical worlds
Statement of responsibility
edited by Athalya Brenner
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Biblical humor about women and gender remains elusive for many readers, for its recognition may imply the realization that it's a cruel and disrespectful humor, ridicule rather than good-natured fun. But viewing humor as social critique, as is largely done in the essays in this volume, with respect to both the texts read and their actual or implied author, may be fun as well as significant for understanding the biblical worlds. As most of the essays show, writing about women is writing about men as well. In other words, it is writing about gender roles. The critique of women, womanhood and fem
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
220.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
BS575
LC item number
.A74 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Brenner, Athalya
Series statement
  • Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series
  • Bible in the 21st century
Series volume
  • 383
  • 2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women in the Bible
  • Wit and humor in the Bible
Label
Are we amused? : humour about women in the biblical worlds, edited by Athalya Brenner, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [143]-151) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Series Editor's Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; Part I: ESSAYS; Those Riotous-Yet Righteous-Foremothers of Jesus: Exploring Matthew's Comic Genealogy; 'More Righteous than I': The Comeuppance of the Trickster in Genesis 38; Humor, Turnabouts and Survival in the Book of Esther; Is that Fearfully Funny? Some Instances from the Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical Books; At the Expense of Women: Humor(?) in Acts 16.14-40; Are We Amused? Small and Big Differences in Josephus' Re-Presentations of Biblical Female Figures in the Jewish Antiquities 1-8
  • Ooooh, Onan! Geschlechtsgeschicte and Women in the Biblical WorldPart II: RESPONSES; Women's Humor and Other Creative Juices; Laughing with/at/as Women: How Should We Read Biblical Humor?; APPENDIX: BABBLE/BIBLE LIGHT: ON SOME BIBLICAL WOMEN; General Bibliography; Index of References; Index of Authors; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; W; Y; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (169 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786611802301
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000542173
  • (EBL)436272
  • (OCoLC)276307082
  • (SSID)ssj0000105409
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12016741
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000105409
  • (PQKBWorkID)10101874
  • (PQKB)10991534
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC436272
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000542173
Label
Are we amused? : humour about women in the biblical worlds, edited by Athalya Brenner, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [143]-151) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Series Editor's Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; Part I: ESSAYS; Those Riotous-Yet Righteous-Foremothers of Jesus: Exploring Matthew's Comic Genealogy; 'More Righteous than I': The Comeuppance of the Trickster in Genesis 38; Humor, Turnabouts and Survival in the Book of Esther; Is that Fearfully Funny? Some Instances from the Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical Books; At the Expense of Women: Humor(?) in Acts 16.14-40; Are We Amused? Small and Big Differences in Josephus' Re-Presentations of Biblical Female Figures in the Jewish Antiquities 1-8
  • Ooooh, Onan! Geschlechtsgeschicte and Women in the Biblical WorldPart II: RESPONSES; Women's Humor and Other Creative Juices; Laughing with/at/as Women: How Should We Read Biblical Humor?; APPENDIX: BABBLE/BIBLE LIGHT: ON SOME BIBLICAL WOMEN; General Bibliography; Index of References; Index of Authors; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; W; Y; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (169 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786611802301
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000542173
  • (EBL)436272
  • (OCoLC)276307082
  • (SSID)ssj0000105409
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12016741
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000105409
  • (PQKBWorkID)10101874
  • (PQKB)10991534
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC436272
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000542173

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