Texts of Terror: Literary-feminist Readings of Biblical Narratives. Front Cover. Phyllis Trible. Fortress Press, – Religion – pages. 17 Jan The book for today’s post is Texts of Terror by Phyllis Trible. This little page book (which originally was a series of lectures) was on my. Phyllis Trible. Texts of Terror (Philadelphia: Fortress Press, ),. Hagar. Trible describes;. The opening episodes, located in Canaan, highlight Sarah as she.
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Books by Phyllis Trible. Trible describes the key moment this way: Feminist theological interpretation of parts of scripture in which women are terrorized.
About Phyllis Trible Phyllis Trible is an internationally known biblical scholar and rhetorical critic. Hagar, Tamar, an unnamed concubine, and the daughter of Jephthah. She gives them a voice and, in doing so, memorializes them. You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item. Though distinguishable and unequal, the three participants are inseparable and interdependent.
Storytelling is a trinitarian act that unites writer, text, and reader in a collage of understanding. When does the narrator s give Yahweh a voice? When I gave the story to an Israeli to read in the original Hebrew he read it as though she was sacrificed, so who knows – maybe she was and the crime against her is as raw as it ever can be.
This title is not available as a gratis copy. Jan 15, Ben rated it really liked it.
We off here an example of rhetorical criticism in its purest form. Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? State Library of Queensland. It is unclear whether she is dead or alive at this point. Literary-Feminist Readings of Biblical Narratives.
Trible does an astounding job of interacting with the text on an academic level and points out the where, within the silence of God, man steps in, and speaks and acts for God in a violent way, to justify his own end. To ask other readers questions about Texts of Terrorplease sign up. Professor Trible quotes liberally from the Hebrew text, translates specific words, and documents her extensive research in detailed notes at the end of each chapter.
If you are a person of faith, who also happens to be a feminist, you should read this book. It may be that you will hear the voice of God.
Texts of Terror: Literary-Feminist Readings of Biblical Narratives
May not be open to the public VU: A past president of the Society of Biblical Literature, she began her collegiate teaching career at Wake Forest University in I love Rrible literary method of reading, and the way she examines the text opens the Bible up for a whole lot more examination. Notes Includes bibliographies and indexes. Violence in the Bible.
Trible urges us to remember the stories of these women who endured such bad treatment. Open Preview See a Problem? She gives them a vehicle to describe the unmitigated terror and cruelty they experienced in the hands of powerful men while she simultaneously exposes the misogyny infecting these passages of the Bible.
Public Private login e. Therefore, Trible points out patterns and structures of the original Hebrew that have become invisible under the layers of translation and interpretation that have accumulated over the millennia.
Indeed, they are tales of terror with women as victims. Don’t have a Kindle? T — Criticism, interpretation, etc Bible.
In highlighting the silence, absence, and opposition of God, as well as human cruelty, Trible shows how these neglected stories—interpreted in memoriam —challenge both the misogyny of Scripture and its use in church, synagogue, and academy. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. This is certainly a “feminist” read, but I think it’s more properly a “human” read and one that cannot be ignored.
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Buried under the violence, subjugation and silencing, Trible unearths the following women: Literary-Feminist Readings of Biblical Narratives 4. Praise for the Print Edition The approach of Phyllis Trible in her book Texts of Terror is a sophisticated attempt to grapple with [negative texts]. A woman’s guide to understanding what’s hindering her from re