Feminist Perspectives on Jewish Studies
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|Format:||Hardback, 288 pages|
|Other Information: ||index|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 01 February 1995|
This work evaluates the development of feminist scholarship within Jewish studies. Scholars in biblical studies, rabbinics, theology, history, anthropology, philosophy and film studies assess the state of knowledge about women in these fields and how they have affected the mainstream.
Table of Contents
The Bible and women's studies, Tikva Frymer-Kensky; feminist perspectives on rabbinic texts, Judith Hauptman; Jewish theology in feminist perspective, Judith Plaskow; "Dare to Know" - feminism and the discipline of Jewish philosophy, Hava Tirosh-Rothschild; feminist studies and modern Jewish history, Paula E. Hyman; toward a feminist theology of American Jews, Lynn Davidman and Shelly Tenenbaum; "She Perceives her Work to be Rewarding" - Jewish women in a cross-cultural perspective, Susan Starr Sered; sleeping with the other - the problem of gender in American-Jewish literature, Joyce Antler; modern Hebrew literature - the impact of feminist research, Naomi Sokoloff; Jews, gender, American cinema, Sonya Michel.
|Publisher: ||Yale University Press|
|Dimensions: ||24.21 x 15.98 x 2.18 centimeters (0.58 kg)|