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Bibil Identifier bibil:213874
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) Men and Masculinity in the Hebrew Bible and Beyond
Editor Creangă, Ovidiu
Series The Bible in the Modern World (Volume: 33)
Year (Publication) 2010
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2010
Year (Copyright) 2010
Year (Reference) 2010
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature UPA 72745
Place 221.08
Publishing house Sheffield Phoenix Press
Place Sheffield
ISBN 978-1-907534-09-6
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages xiii Pages
273 Pages
height in cm 24
Genre Original
Abstract The study of masculinity in the Bible is increasingly becoming established as a field of critical inquiry in biblical gender studies. This book highlights a variety of methodological approaches that reveal the complex and multifaceted construction of masculinity in biblical and post-biblical literature. It focuses uniquely and explicitly on men and the world they inhabit, documenting changes in the type of men and masculinities deemed legitimate, or illegitimate, across various social and historical contexts of the ancient Near East. At the same time, it interrogates readers’ assumptions about the writers’ positioning of male bodies, sexuality and relationships in a gender order created to reflect men’s interests, yet in need of constant reordering.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Man
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