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Bibil Identifier bibil:245780
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Modern Terms and their Ancient Non-Equivalents. Patrilineality and Gender in the Historical Study of the Bible
Author Chapman, Cynthia Ruth
Journal Hebrew Bible and Ancient Israel (Volume: 5, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2016
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2016
Year (Copyright) 2016
Year (Reference) 2016
Language English
Pages 78-93 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Modern gender-critical methodological frameworks that have emerged within Western academic discourses can open new windows into ancient texts and worldviews, allowing the researcher to recognize and begin to theorize gendered language and categories. At the same time, modern methodologies often introduce new categories of analysis and newly coined terminology that can be an imposition of Western values onto the ancient world of the Bible. This essay highlights the need for retaining indigenous terms and categories of analysis when studying gender in the ancient Near East. Any effort to translate an ancient gendered term into a modern language
DOI 10.1628/219222716X14683342142226
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Gender Studies
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Relatives
Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : Bible (as a whole) -- Hermeneutics - Methods : Hermeneutics : Anthropology
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