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Prophets Male and Female
Language: en
Pages: 362
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-05 - Publisher: SBL Press

Because gender is an essential component of societies of all times and places, it is no surprise that every prophetic expression in the ancient social world was a gendered one. In this volume scholars of the biblical literature and of the ancient Mediterranean consider a wide array of prophetic phenomena.
Prophecy and Gender in the Hebrew Bible
Language: en
Pages: 456
Authors: L. Juliana Claassens, Irmtraud Fischer
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-21 - Publisher: SBL Press

Multifaceted insights into female life in prophetic contexts Both prophets and prophetesses shared God’s divine will with the people of Israel, yet the voices of these women were often forgotten due to later prohibitions against women teaching in public. This latest volume of the Bible and Women series focuses on
Women Praying and Prophesying in Corinth
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Jill E. Marshall
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-15 - Publisher: Mohr Siebeck

In First Corinthians, Paul makes two conflicting statements about women's speech: He crafts a difficult argument about whether men and women should cover their heads while praying or prophesying (11:2-16) and instructs women to be silent in the assembly (14:34-35). These two statements bracket an extended discussion about inspired modes
Prophetic Divination
Language: en
Pages: 804
Authors: Martti Nissinen
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-08 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

Prophecy was a wide-spread phenomenon in the ancient world - not only in ancient Israel but in the whole Eastern Mediterranean cultural sphere. This is demonstrated by documents from the ancient Near East, that have been the object of Martti Nissinen’s research for more than twenty years. Nissinen's studies have
Prophecy and Prophets in Stories
Language: en
Pages: 292
Authors: Bob E.J.H. Becking, Hans Barstad
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-20 - Publisher: BRILL

Much evidence on the phenomenon of prophecy has come down as part of stories and narratives. The essays in this volume search the role of prophets and prophecy in a variety of text, mainly from the Hebrew Bible.