5 edition of Biblical Women in the Midrash found in the catalog.
by Jason Aronson
Written in English
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Adhering more closely to the rabbinic midrash format is a new book called Dirshuni: Israeli Women Writing Midrash () edited by Tamar Biala and Nechama Weingarten. Written in Hebrew, by a diverse cross-section of modern Israeli women, the book maintains the cadence and collectivist nature of traditional midrash, while adding a feminist twist. This is an exceptional anthology of 24 stories about the women in the Bible. Drawing from the ancient tradition of midrash, the author brings to life the inner world and the experiences of these women, weaving rabbinic legends and her own imagination into the biblical texts.
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Biblical Women in the Midrash: A Sourcebook also seeks to influence the tradition by both providing an opening for women to study the Bible and rabbinic midrash, and by adding women's voices to the body of Jewish writings in the form of modern midrashim. Naomi Hyman's inspiration to compile this book was informed by her own reconnection to /5(2).
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This is an exceptional anthology of 24 stories about the women in the Bible. Drawing from the ancient tradition of midrash, the author brings to life the inner world and the experiences of these women, weaving rabbinic legends and her own imagination into the biblical by: 2.
Get this from a library. Biblical women in the Midrash: a sourcebook. [Naomi M Hyman;] -- There is a rapidly growing body of literature addressing women and Jewish tradition, much of which seeks to supplement Jewish texts such as the Talmud and midrash where female voices are generally.
Elisabeth Mehl Greene is a writer and composer working in the Washington, D.C., area. Her opera, Hajar, won the University of Maryland Opera Composition Contest and premiered in Her first book, Lady Midrash: Poems Reclaiming the Voices of Biblical Women, was published by Resource Publications in (reviewed here on CFT).Her poetry has been published by Mizna, the Journal of Feminist Author: Elisabeth Mehl Greene.
Biblical Women in the Midrash: A Sourcebook also seeks to influence the tradition by both providing an opening for women to study the Bible and rabbinic midrash, and by adding women's voices to the body of Jewish writings in the form of modern midrashim.
Naomi Hyman's inspiration to compile this book was informed by her own reconnection to Author: Naomi M. Hyman. Queen Esther, the central character in the Biblical book named after her, is extensively and sympathetically portrayed in the Rabbinic sources.
In their commentary on the Book of Esther, the Rabbis expand upon and add details to the Biblical narrative, relating to her lineage and history and to her relations with the other characters: Ahasuerus, Mordecai and Haman.
The Rev. Wil Gafney’s Womanist Midrash: A Reintroduction to the Women of the Torah and the Throne is a stunning and invigorating work. Gafney’s academic depth, breadth of imagination, and contextual integrity to both language & culture make Womanist Midrash an authoritative resource for biblical scholars, pastors & preachers, and lovers.
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The Book of Judith is a deuterocanonical book, included in the Septuagint and the Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Christian Old Testament of the Bible, but excluded from the Hebrew canon and assigned by Protestants to their tells of a Jewish widow, Judith, who uses her beauty and charm to destroy an Assyrian general and save Israel from oppression.
In this marvelous anthology of 24 stories about women in the Bible, Rabbi Jill Hammer draws from the ancient tradition of Midrash -- creative interpretation that elaborates upon the sparse details of the biblical text -- and brings to life the inner world and 5/5(5).
Another creative workshop I attended at the Christian Feminism Today (CFT) Gathering was “Lady Midrash: Reclaiming the Voices of Biblical Women,” facilitated by Elisabeth Greene and Mitra Motlagh. Elisabeth sets the stage for their dramatic presentation of poems from her book Lady Midrash, explaining that midrash is the ancient Jewish storytelling tradition that [ ].
In visual midrash, Israeli artist puts biblical women in the center of the frame The book is the culmination of the first phase of the project, which included several exhibitions in Israel.
In this new book, the reader is invited to experience the blending of the familiar poem with the previously unexplored treasure trove of Midrash ha-Gadol and the new voices for each character. This extraordinary combination makes it ideal for Jewish educators, teen and adult study groups, readers of midrash, and scholars in the fields of women.
Rosen gives a new voice to more than a dozen women of the Bible. She imagines and writes the missing chapters of these women’s lives in a witty and engaging collection of stories. In addition, she introduces the book with a lively essay about classical Midrash, its relationship to fiction and the imagination, and the possibilities for new.
Lady Midrash: Poems Reclaiming the Voices of Biblical Women brings to life alternative interpretations and forgotten female perspectives from the Hebrew Bible and New Testament.
Following in the footsteps of Jewish midrash, a storytelling tradition that explores the gaps in scripture, these poems re-examine the experiences of Biblical women. The book Biblical Women in the Midrash: A Sourcebook can give more knowledge and also the precise product information about everything you want.
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Using her own translations, Gafney offers a midrashic interpretation of the biblical text that is rooted in the African American preaching tradition to tell the stories of a variety of female characters, many of whom are often overlooked and nameless/5.
Biblical Women Unbound | Norma Rosen gives new voice to more than a dozen women of the Bible with her innovative midrash (creative interpretations of biblical text). She introduces the book with a lively essay about classical midrash, its relationship to fiction and the imagination, and the possibilities for new midrash written for and about women.
Because classical Jewish midrash can engage in filling the blanks in a text, adding material to the tradition of a text that’s not in the biblical texts, some people have used the expression midrash very loosely to say that any reimagining, any rewriting, any.
In Lady Midrash, Greene is specifically asking questions of the biblical stories where women play an important role. In the process, we are taken on a pilgrimage that liberates scripture and carries it to “godly interrogation” (p.
xi).MIDRASH mĭd’ răsh (מִדְרַ֖שׁ, derived from דָּרַשׁ, H, meaning to search, investigate; therefore, a study, a homiletical exposition). The word “midrash” occurs only twice in the OT. Reference is made to the midrash of the prophet Iddo (2 Chron ) for additional information concerning Abijah, and there is a reference to the midrash on the Book of Kings ().In this new book, the reader is invited to experience the blending of the familiar poem with the previously unexplored treasure trove of Midrash ha-Gadol and the new voices for each character.
This extraordinary combination makes it ideal for Jewish educators, teen and adult study groups, readers of midrash, and scholars in the fields of women Cited by: 1.