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Title Eve and Adam : Jewish, Christian, and Muslim readings on Genesis and gender / edited by Kristen E. Kvam, Linda S. Schearing, and Valarie H. Ziegler
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [1999]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 515 pages)
Contents Chapter 1. Hebrew Bible accounts -- Genesis: selections and commentary -- Chapter 2. Jewish postbiblical interpretation (200s BCE-200 CE) -- Apocrypha (Deuterocanon) and Pseudepigrapha -- Jewish philosophers and historians -- Chapter 3. Rabbinic interpretations (200-600s CE) -- Midrash and Talmud -- Targums -- Chapter 4. Early Christian interpretations (50-450 CE) -- New Testament -- Extracanonical sources -- Church fathers -- Chapter 5. Medieval readings: Muslim, Jewish, and Christian (600-1500 CE) -- Islam -- Judaism -- Christianity -- Chapter 6. Interpretations from the Protestant Reformation (1517-1700 CE) -- Five Reformation thinkers -- Chapter 7. Social applications in the United States (1800s CE) -- Antebellum debates on household hierarchies: proslavery and antislavery views -- Women make the case for equality -- New religious movements on gender relations -- Chapter 8. Twentieth-century readings: the debate continues -- Hierarchical interpretations -- Egalitarian interpretations -- Appendix. The preadamite theory and the Christian identity movement: race, hierarchy, and Genesis 1-3 at the turn of the millennium -- Nineteenth-century preadamite approaches -- Genesis and white supremacy in the twentieth century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Adam (Biblical figure)
Eve (Biblical figure)
Bible. Genesis, I-V -- Commentaries
Bible. Genesis, I-V -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- History
Bible. Genesis, I-V -- Criticism, interpretation, etc., Jewish
Bible. Genesis, I-V -- Feminist criticism
Bible. Genesis, I-V -- Islamic interpretations
Feminism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Feminism -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Feminism -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Form Electronic book
Author Kvam, Kristen E.
Schearing, Linda S.
Ziegler, Valarie H., 1954-
ISBN 0253109035 (electronic bk.)
9780253109033 (electronic bk.)
(pa. ; alk. paper)
(cl. ; alk. paper)
(pa. ; alk. paper)
(cl. ; alk. paper)