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Rewriting Masculinity

Gideon, Men, and Might

Rewriting Masculinity( )
Author: Murphy, Kelly J.
Publication Date:Mar 2019
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $99.00
Book Description:

What does it mean to be a man? By interweaving redaction criticism, reception history, and masculinity studies, Rewriting Masculinity explores how the biblical character of Gideon went from being understood as a mighty warrior to a weakling, from a successful leader to a man who led Israel astray. Ultimately, Kelly J. Murphy shows that the story of Gideon the mighty warrior is, in many ways, the story of masculinity in miniature: an ever-changing,always-in-crisis, and...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Biblical Biography / Old Testament
Religion / Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / Old Testament
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.4 x 6.4 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:1.1 Pounds

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