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Eve and Adam : Jewish, Christian, and Muslim readings on Genesis and gender

Author: Kristen E Kvam; Linda S Schearing; Valarie H Ziegler
Publisher: Bloomington Indiana Univ. Press c 1999
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A reader on the 2,000-year-old debate about the meaning of the story of Adam and Eve.

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Named Person: Adam, (Biblical figure); Eve, (Biblical figure); Adam, (Biblical figure); Eve, (Biblical figure); Genesis; Adam, Bibel.; Eva, Bibel.; Adam und Eva
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kristen E Kvam; Linda S Schearing; Valarie H Ziegler
ISBN: 0253212715 9780253212719 025333490X 9780253334909
OCLC Number: 833394052
Description: XVIII, 515 Seiten 24 cm
Contents: AcknowledgmentsGeneral Introduction1. Hebrew Bible Accounts 2. Jewish Postbiblical Interpretations (200s BCE-200 CE)3. Rabbinic Interpretations (200-600s CE)4. Early Christian Interpretations (50-450 CE) New Testament (c. 50-150 CE) Extracanonical Sources Church Fathers5. Medieval Readings: Muslim, Jewish, and Christian (600-1500 CE) Islam The Qur'an (c. 610-632) Muslim Interpretations Judaism Midrashic Themes Christianity6. Interpretations from the Protestant Reformation (1517-1700 CE)7. Societal Applications in the United States (1800s CE) Antebellum Debates on Household Hierarchies Women Make the Case for Equality New Religious Movements on Gender Relations8. Twentieth Century Readings: The Debates Continue Hierarchical Interpretations Egalitarian InterpretationsAppendix: The Preadamite Theory and the Christian Identity Movement: Race and Genesis 1-3 at the Turn of the MillenniumIndex
Responsibility: ed. by Kristen E. Kvam; Linda S. Schearing and Valarie H. Ziegler
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[A] unique collection of texts on the theme of Adam and Eve from the perspective of gender relations.Ju;ly 2002 * Religious Studies Review *

 
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