Teresa J. Hornsby, Ken Stone's Bible trouble: queer reading at the boundaries of biblical PDF

By Teresa J. Hornsby, Ken Stone

ISBN-10: 1589835522

ISBN-13: 9781589835528

The essays in Bible hassle all have interaction queer theories for reasons of biblical interpretation, a unprecedented attempt so far inside of biblical scholarship. The name word Bible difficulty performs on Judith Butler s Gender hassle, gesturing towards a main textual content for modern queer concept. The essays think of, between others, the Lazarus tale, the Ethiopian eunuch, gender hassle in Judges four and five, the tune of Songs, and an unorthodox coupling of the books of Samuel and the movie Paris Is Burning. This quantity issues not just the bounds among biblical scholarship and queer concept but additionally the bounds among diverse frameworks presently utilized in the research of biblical literature, together with sexuality, gender, race, category, historical past, and literature. The individuals are Ellen T. Armour, Michael Joseph Brown, Sean D. Burke, Heidi Epstein, Deryn visitor, Jione Havea, Teresa J. Hornsby, Lynn R. Huber, S. Tamar Kamionkowski, Joseph A. Marchal, Jeremy Punt, Erin Runions, Ken Stone, Gillian Townsley, Jay Twomey, and Manuel Villalobos.

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O’Connell notes that 4:21 “offers the slowest paced description of the narrative. Note the deliberation over detail in the portrayal of the action in 4:21a, which leads up to the moment of resolution” (1996, 120). Similarly, in the Song of Deborah, “the description leading up to the cathartic resolution is slow-paced and laden with detail” (122). 22 BIBLE TROUBLE meant to make us envision a tired, unthinking man, that is, not a ploy to unhinge our thoughts about gender. True, the narrator then immediately refers to Jael as woman, but this jars the gender contradiction even further.

Sisera’s instruction to Jael that, if anyone should ask if there is man here, she should say no (‘ayin) ironically acknowledges both his imminent death and his unmanning. English Bibles routinely miss the ironic, comic point. 15. Several commentators speak of maternal imagery. Fewell and Gunn suggest that “the powerful warrior becomes an aborted fetus. … Destroyed by a woman whom he could have easily overpowered, he falls between her legs, stillborn” (1990, 404; see also 392–93). Pressler suggests that it is Jael’s upsetting of “our own deeply rooted expectations about the behavior of maternal women” (2002, 157) that accounts for commentarial unease: “The violation of motherly norms, therefore, is likely the act that most distresses biblical interpreters” (158).

Pages 177–201 in The Bible in Three Dimensions: Essays in Celebration of Forty Years of Biblical Studies in the University of Sheffield. Edited by D. J. A. Clines, S. E. Fowl, and S. E. Porter. JSOTSup 87. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press. Chase, Cheryl. 2002. Affronting Reason. Pages 204–19 in Nestle, Howell, and Wilchins 2002. Christianson, Eric S. 2005. 4. articleId=393. Clines, David J. A. 1995. David the Man: The Construction of Masculinity in the Hebrew Bible. Pages 212–43 in idem, Interested Parties: The Ide- 40 BIBLE TROUBLE ology of Writers and Readers of the Hebrew Bible.

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