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Title This abled body : rethinking disabilities in biblical studies / edited by Hector Avalos, Sarah J. Melcher, Jeremy Schipper.

Publication Info. Atlanta : Society of Biblical Literature, [2007]


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Description 1 online resource (ix, 244 pages) : illustrations.
Series Semeia studies ; no. 55
Semeia studies ; no. 55.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-218) and indexes.
Contents part 1. Rethinking disabilities in ancient texts. The origins of the disabled body: disability in ancient Mesopotamia / Neal H. Walls -- Deformity and disability in Greece and Rome / Nicole Kelley -- Introducing sensory criticism in biblical studies: audiocentricity and visiocentricity / Hector Avalos -- "Be men, o Philistines" (1 Samuel 4:9): iconographic representations and reflections on female gender as disability in the ancient world / Carole R. Fontaine -- Masculinity and disability in the Bible / Thomas Hentrich. pt. 2. Biblical texts and disability studies. The normate hermeneutic and interpretations of disability within the Yahwistic narratives / Kerry H. Wynn -- Disabling Israelite leadership: 2 Samuel 6:23 and other images of disability in the Deuteronomistic history / Jeremy Schipper -- With whom do the disabled associate? Metaphysical interplay in the latter Prophets / Sarah J. Melcher -- "Living among the tombs": society, mental illness, and self-destruction in Mark 5:1-20 / Holly Joan Toensing -- "For whenever I am weak, then I am strong": disability in Paul's epistles / Martin Albl. Responses. Enabling the body / Janet Lees -- "Jesus thrown everything off balance": disability and redemption in biblical literature / David Mitchell, Sharon Snyder -- Impairment as a condition in biblical scholarship: a response / Bruce C. Birch -- Conclusion / Hector Avalos, Sarah J. Melcher, Jeremy Schipper.
Note Print version record.
Subject People with disabilities -- Biblical teaching.
People with disabilities -- Mediterranean Region -- History.
BIBLES -- General.
RELIGION -- Biblical Reference -- General.
RELIGION -- Biblical Reference.
People with disabilities. (OCoLC)fst01057245
People with disabilities -- Biblical teaching. (OCoLC)fst01057249
Mediterranean Region. (OCoLC)fst01239752
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Avalos, Hector.
Melcher, Sarah J.
Schipper, Jeremy.
Other Form: Print version: This abled body. Atlanta : Society of Biblical Literature, ©2007 9781589831865 1589831861 (DLC) 2007035805 (OCoLC)169873471
ISBN 9781435626966 (electronic bk.)
1435626966 (electronic bk.)
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