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Bibil Identifier bibil:245784
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Crossing Boundaries: Moses the Man, Masculinities and Methods
Author Olson, Dennis T.
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 151-168 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The essay assesses five scholarly portraits of Moses' masculinity in Exodus–Deuteronomy (Eilberg-Schwartz, Clines, DiPalma, Graybill, and Wilson), noting strengths and weaknesses in each depiction. Six recommendations for future study of the masculinities of Moses are offered, including the addition of Psalm 90 to the mix of biblical texts relevant to the analysis of Moses' masculinities. With its Mosaic superscription, Psalm 90 combines acknowledgement of human limits and vulnerability as well as a remarkable rhetorical boldness that commands God to act in advocacy for God's people Israel.
DOI 10.1628/219222716X14683342142343
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Moses
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Man
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