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Brenner-Idan, Athalya

Overview
Works: 196 works in 677 publications in 1 language and 31,656 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Terminology  Commentaries  Academic theses 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Publishing director
Classifications: BS521.4, 223.06082
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Most widely held works by Athalya Brenner-Idan
A feminist companion to reading the Bible : approaches, methods and strategies by Athalya Brenner-Idan( )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 1,468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Feminist Companion to Reading the Bible: Approaches, Methods and Strategies forms a conclusion to the series of 10 volumes published in the groundbreaking Feminist Companion to the Bible since 1993. Not only is this the companion to the Companion, but, it is at the same time the forerunner and companion to a second series of nine volumes of the Feminist Companion. In all, there will be a unique collection of 20 volumes representing the enormous range of influence that feminist criticism has come to have in biblical studies. Anchored always in particular biblical texts, the essays in this mul
A feminist companion to Esther, Judith and Susanna by Athalya Brenner-Idan( )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume in the prestigious Feminist Companions series edited by Athalya Brenner covers this fascinating figures of Esther, Judith, and Susanna
Colour terms in the Old Testament by Athalya Brenner-Idan( )

20 editions published between 1979 and 1983 in English and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The OT semantic field of 'colour' is presented as a coherent, interdependent, and graded linguistic structure. The relevant lexical items are organized under the following categories: primary (basic) terms; secondary and tertiary terms; terms for pigments, dyes, painting and paints; and terms for stains, speckles, and other phenomena related to colour. Proper names, and names of objects which carry 'colour' associations are discussed as well. Many OT texts are discussed in detail. Finally, the OT colour field is compared to its Mishnaic Hebrew counterpart, and an Appendix dealing with the rene
On humour and the comic in the Hebrew Bible by Athalya Brenner-Idan( )

12 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 1,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In comparison with other literary aspects of the Old Testament, humour has suffered much scholarly neglect. The present collection of essays (by the editors and ten other authors) argues that humour is plentiful in biblical literature and that many passages, indeed even whole books, can be properly understood only when the humorous intention of the author is acknowledged. This collection is a particularly interesting, innovative and provocative one
A feminist companion to the Hebrew Bible in the New Testament by Athalya Brenner-Idan( )

11 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De bijdragen in deze bundel zijn onderverdeeld in 4 thema's: Hebrew bible characters recycled: some principles; Women and the feminine: New Testament women characters; On the gendering of the female body; Anti-judaism in the New Testament and its feminist interpretations
A feminist companion to wisdom literature by Athalya Brenner-Idan( )

11 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides feminist approaches to Wisdom Literature from leading scholars of the Hebrew Bible and feminist hermeneutics
A Feminist companion to Judges by Athalya Brenner-Idan( )

19 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 1,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The book of Judges is replete with female figurations, and has, therefore, received a lot of attention from feminist critics. This volume of essays, however, changes the motivation behind this apparent centrality of female figures, claiming that in fact strong androcentric premises underlie the texts. The overall theme of this sparkling collection focusses on wives, daughters and mothers, and their relationships. An introductory section surveys the women of Judges, investigation satire, paradigm and deviation and the midrashic sources; Brenner and Van Dyck investigate the story and song of Deborah; Fuchs and Exum turn their attention to Jephthah's daughter; Amit and Reinhartz look at women in the Samson story. Finally, three essays, including one by Mieke Bal, deal with the brutal finale of the book in chapters 19-21"--Provided by publisher
A feminist companion to Ruth by Athalya Brenner-Idan( )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 1,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume is part of a series which provides a fundamental resource for feminist biblical scholarship, containing a comprehensive selection of essays, both reprinted and specially written for the series, by leading feminist scholars. 'An enterprising series of collections of important and pioneering studies ... Those teaching feminist courses will find the books invaluable as a resource for students.' C.S. Rodd, Expository Times
The Song of Songs : a feminist companion to the Bible by Athalya Brenner-Idan( )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The ten essays in this volume, the majority specially written, engage with questions of voice (whose?) and interplay (what kind?) between received interpretation and resisting female reader, and venture into methodological territory familiar and unfamiliar to biblical scholars, including autobiographical criticism."--BOOK JACKET
Genesis by Athalya Brenner-Idan( )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"We all come from somewhere: no one is native to the biblical text, no one reads only in the interests of the text itself. North Atlantic and Western European scholarship has focused on the Bible's characters as individuals, has read past its miracles and stories of spiritual manifestations or 'translated' them into other categories, and has seen some aspects of the text in bold and other aspects not at all. These results of Euro-American contextual reading would be no problem if they were seen as such; but they have become a chain to be broken when they have been held up as the one and only 'objective, ' plain truth of the text itself."--Preface
A feminist companion to Samuel and Kings by Athalya Brenner-Idan( )

8 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stimulating collection of studies by leading feminist scholars offering radical readings of the Old Testament books of Samuel and Kings. Although gender ideology may have been only a 'side issue' for the writers of these texts, the articles in this collection show that it is definitely a constituent of the general ideological framework of this section of Israel's historiography, and they explore the texts for women's lives, female voices, gendered types, and the presence of women in the written history. As Athalya Brenner states in her introduction to the volume, in looking at the presentati
Are we amused? : humour about women in the biblical worlds( )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biblical humour remains elusive for many readers. Biblical humour about women and gender remains more problematic still, for its recognition may imply the realization that it is a cruel and disrespectful humour, ridicule rather than good-natured fun. But, whatever its intent, humour about women is also humour about men. In other words, it is humour about gender roles. The critique of women, womanhood and femaleness implied by the humour in biblical and related texts serves, in equal measure, as a critique of men, manhood and maleness -- in the texts, of the texts' authors, and of the texts' commentators and readers
Judges : a feminist companion to the Bible by Athalya Brenner-Idan( )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Judges is a book with much to say about women, especially about their fate in a masculine world, subject to male values. This new collection of studies subjects Achsah, Delilah and Jephthah's daughter to the female critical gaze, while an increased emphasis on the body (whether gendered or not), violence of various forms, and intertextuality reflect the growing importance of these issues in biblical exegesis."--BOOK JACKET
Wisdom and Psalms( )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While the Wisdom volume in the first Feminist Companion series investigated multiple aspects of characterizations of women found in Wisdom literature, the 13 essays in this volume move beyond the study of the characterization of females that formed one of the first steps of modern feminist criticism - the recovery of what had been ignored or trivialized by androcentric readings dominant through the centuries. This second volume takes up questions of voice, exclusion and construction as well as the reinforcement of world views that, while perhaps necessary to the survival of the postexilic community as a whole, nevertheless left a legacy of continued gender asymmetry in Judaism and Christianity."--BOOK JACKET
Samuel and Kings by Athalya Brenner-Idan( )

11 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of studies, reflecting developments in feminist exegesis over the last few years in Europe and the United States, includes treatments of key female figures (''Tamar and the ""Coat of Many Colours""'' by Adrien Janis Bledstein; ''Michal, the Barren Wife'' by Lillian R. Klein; ''On Centering a Fringe Figure: The Wife of Jeroboam in 1 Kings 14:1-18'' by Uta Schmidt; ''The Widow of Zarephath and the Great Woman of Shunem: A Comparative Analysis of Two Stories'' by Jopie Siebert-Hommes), and a new examination of a biblical threesome, ''Saul, David and Jonathan: The Story of a Triang
Prophets and Daniel : a feminist companion to the Bible (Second series)( )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This final volume in the Feminist Companion to the Bible Second series is a sparkling collection. These essays revisit the figure of the Goddess, redefine female prophet-(esse)s, consider Yahweh as a violent husband, explore various aspects or eroticism in prophetic literature and discuss how to say no to a prophet. In the section on Daniel the Obtuse Foreign Ruler is viewed from the perspective of both feminism and humor, while Belshazzar''s mother is proposed as another wise queen. Contributors include Judith Hadley, Esther Fuchs, Renate Jost, Rainer Kessler, Gerlinde Baumann, Mary Shields
A Feminist companion to the Song of Songs( )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume is the first in a series which provides a fundamental resource for feminist biblical scholarship, containing a comprehensive selection of essays, both reprinted and specially written for the series, by leading feminist scholars"--Provided by publisher
Bible translation on the threshold of the twenty-first century : authority, reception, culture, and religion by Neil A Mirau( )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The format of the new The Bible in the 21st Century series reflects an international dialogue between experts and graduate students. In this book, experts on Bible translations present essays on the practices of translating the Bible for the present and the future, through Christian and Jewish approaches, in Western Europe and North America as well as in the former Eastern Bloc and in Africa. Each paper is paired with a response. The international contributors here include Adele Berlin, John Rogerson, Robert Carroll, Mary Phil Korsak, Everett Fox, Jeremy Punt and Athalya Brenner, and the debat
Exodus to Deuteronomy( )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The studies in this collection, reflecting recent developments in feminist exegesis in Europe and the United States, comprise three 'revisits': the first, to Exodus and Moses, includes Susanne Scholz on a literary feminist reading of Exodus, Harold Washington on Exodus and Zora Neale Hurston's 'Moses, Man of the Mountain', Ilona Rashkow on 'Oedipus Wreckes: Moses and God's Rod', and 'Divine Puppeteer: Yahweh of Exodus' by Cheryl Kirk-Duggan. The second revisit, to Miriam, comprises 'Miriam' by Phyllis Silverman Kramer, 'Miriam Re-Imagined, and Imaginary Women of Exodus in Musical Settings' by Helen Leneman, Alice Bach, 'Dreaming of Miriam's Well' and Irmtraud Fischer on 'The Authority of Miriam'. The third revisit is to Daughters, where Tal Ilan writes on the daughters of Zelophehad and Leila Bronner on 'Serah and the Exodus'."--Provided by publisher
Ruth and Esther( )

7 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second series of Feminist Companions moves beyond the confines of sex- and gender-specific issues and studies of biblical women. Biblical feminist critics now address contemporary life situations, marginalization and a range of questions once not thought accessible to such critique. Feminist theory has also continued a rapid evolution. Among the topics included in this volume are composition, Torah, Ruth-the-Cat, female networking-together with much else to inform and stimulate female (and male) biblical scholars and non-scholars
 
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A feminist companion to Esther, Judith and Susanna
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A feminist companion to Esther, Judith and SusannaA feminist companion to the Hebrew Bible in the New TestamentA feminist companion to wisdom literatureA Feminist companion to JudgesA feminist companion to RuthThe Song of Songs : a feminist companion to the BibleGenesisA feminist companion to Samuel and Kings
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Athalya Brenner Dutch biblical scholar

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