The Female Ruse: Women’s Deception and Divine Sanction in the Hebrew Bible


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A Selection (from the introduction and first chapter)

An engaging and scholarly discussion of the theme of female subterfuge in the Bible. Adelman analyses not only the literary dimensions of her theme but its larger theological and ethical implications A fine contribution to the literature of biblical ‘translation’ into the language of the contemporary feminist reader.

-Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg


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