Daughter Zion

Daughter Zion

Her Portrait, Her Response

eBook - 2012
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Society of Biblical Literature
This volume showcases recent exploration of the portrait of Daughter Zion as “she” appears in biblical Hebrew poetry. Using Carleen Mandolfo's Daughter Zion Talks Back to the Prophets (Society of Biblical Literature, 2007) as a point of departure, the contributors to this volume explore the image of Daughter Zion in its many dimensions in various texts in the Hebrew Bible. Approaches used range from poetic, rhetorical, and linguistic to sociological and ideological. To bring the conversation full circle, Carleen Mandolfo engages in a dialogic response with her interlocutors. The contributors are Mark J. Boda, Mary L. Conway, Stephen L. Cook, Carol J. Dempsey, LeAnn Snow Flesher, Michael H. Floyd, Barbara Green, John F. Hobbins, Mignon R. Jacobs, Brittany Kim, Cheryl A. Kirk-Duggan, Christl M. Maier, Carleen Mandolfo, Jill Middlemas, Kim Lan Nguyen, and Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer.

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The volume has been shaped by the feminist dialogic hermeneutic that underlies Carleen Mandolfo's 2007 Daughter Zion Talks Back to the Prophets. Four of the essays were commissioned for the Biblical Hebrew Poetry Section of the Society's 2008 annual meeting in Boston, and 12 more were invited from other voices in the Hebrew Bible guild over the next few months. The topics include the form of Zion's suffering in Lamentations, beauty and fruitfulness as spiritual fulfillment, shared memory of Yhwh's relationship with Jerusalem in Ezekiel 16, Zion's body as a site of God's motherhood in Isaiah 66:7-14, and the daughter's joy. Mandolfo herself responds with the essay Daughter Zion Talks Back to Her Interlopers. The Society of Biblical Literature publishes the paperbound edition; Brill publishes the hardbound. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Atlanta :, Society of Biblical Literature,, ©2012
ISBN: 9781589837027
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 429 pages)


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