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Moss, Candida R.

Disability Studies and Biblical Literature

Moss, Candida R. - Disability Studies and Biblical Literature, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Candida R. Moss, Jeremy Schipper

2. The Nature of Barrenness in the Hebrew Bible
Joel S. Baden

3. The Blind, the Lame, and the Barren Shall Not Come into the House
Susan Ackerman

4. “Like the eunuch who does not beget”: Gender, Mutilation, and Negotiated Status in the Ancient Near East
T. M. Lemos

5. Sexual Disabilities in the Hebrew Bible
David Tabb Stewart

6. The Ascription of Physical Disability as a Stigmatizing Strategy in Biblical Iconic Polemics
Saul M. Olyan

7. Whoring after Cripples: On the Intersection of Gender and Disability Imagery in Jeremiah
Rebecca Raphael

8. A Tale of Two Eunuchs: Isaiah 56:1–8 and Acts 8:26–40
Sarah J. Melcher

9. “The blind, lame and paralyzed” (John 5:3): John’s Gospel, Disability Studies, and Postcolonial Perspectives
Warren Carter

10. His Feet and Ankles Were Made Strong: Signs of Character in the Man Lame from Birth
Mikeal C. Parsons

11. Paul’s Disability: The Thorn in His Flesh
Adela Yarbro Collins

12. In Sickness and in Health: Ancient “Rituals of Truth” in the Greco-Roman World and 1 Peter
Meghan Henning

13. ‘The punishment of the devil was apparent in the torment of the human body”: Epilepsy in Ancient Christianity
Nicole Kelley

Keywords: Social Sciences, Sociology, general, Religious Studies, general, Philosophy of Religion, Christianity, Literature, general, Biblical Studies

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
248 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137001207
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-34133-7

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