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Daughters of Miriam: Women Prophets in Ancient Israel Paperback – April 1, 2008
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My scholarship includes prophecy and prophetic literature, rabbinic (Tanaaitic) literature, Ancient Near Eastern religious (especially prophetic and women's vocational) literature and traditional and contemporary midrash - biblical interpretation.
My personal love for vampire literature intersects with my professional biblical scholarship in my note in the Peoples' Bible on the Lilith who appears in Isaiah 34:14. She is regarded as the mother of vampires in later medieval midrash, but Isaiah had a much older night-stalking creature in mind...
I blog regularly at: wilgafney.com and tweet enthusiastically at @wilgafney. (You'll have to copy and paste.)
Top Customer Reviews
As a Kohenet ([...]), this book fit beautifully into the teachings of my religious order and expanded my understanding of certain areas of the text we had studied.
I recommend this book to anyone Jewish or Christian looking to explore women's roles and traditions in the Torah.
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very nice book, have to take your time when reading it. it's deep.Published 14 months ago by wanda james
The author has a lot of knowledge of what she is talking about and she did a lot of reasearch into this book.I found it interesting in parts. Read morePublished on August 20, 2009 by Ruth