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Women of war, women of woe : Joshua and Judges through the eyes of nineteenth-century female biblical interpreters

Author: Marion Ann Taylor; Christiana de Groot
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : William Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2016.
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Recovering a neglected chapter of reception history, this unique volume gathers select writings by thirty-five nineteenth-century women on the stories of several women in Joshua and Judges, including Rahab, Deborah, Jael, and Delilah. (Back cover).
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Börngen
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marion Ann Taylor; Christiana de Groot
ISBN: 9780802873026 0802873022 9780802873033 0802873030
OCLC Number: 921165256
Description: x, 278 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Rahab. Sarah Ewing Hall: a sanitized Rahab --
Susanna Haswell Rowson: is lying always wrong? --
Sarah Hale: redeeming Rahab --
Cecil Frances (Fanny) Alexander: from scarlet thread to blood drops --
Charlotte Maria Tucker: the sign of the cord --
Etty Woosnam: true conversion --
Leigh Norval: daring to be different --
Josephine Elizabeth Butler: the saving shelter of the home --
Elizabeth Cady Stanton: the question of motives --
2. Achsah, Caleb's daughter. Lydia: Aschsah spiritually considered --
Grace Aguilar: Achsah and the age of chivalry --
Charlotte Maria Tucker: the Hebrew daughter's prayer --
Elizabeth Cady Stanton: assertiveness training --
Marianne Farningham: giving good gifts --
3. Deborah. Grace Aguilar: superwoman --
Clara Balfour: redefining femininity --
Barbara Kellison: helpmeet and head --
Julia McNair Wright: knowledge is power --
Harriet Beecher Stowe: an inspired poet --
Elizabeth Baxter: an imperfect, but useful woman --
Clara B. Neyman: genius knows no sex --
4. Jael. Sarah Ewing Hall: Jael's masculine resolution and cruelty --
Mary Cornwallis: using the only means in her power --
Eliza R. Stansbury Steele: a mother's love --
Eliza Smith: the worst woman ever --
Emily Owen: Jael: a heroine? --
Constance de Rothschild and Annie de Rothschild: a true Hebrew woman at heart --
Harriet Beecher Stowe: the tiger, tracked, snared, and caught --
Elizabeth Jane Whately: God's executioner --
Etty Woosnam: unsexing Jael and fighting demon drink --
Anne Mercier: Deborah was wrong about Jael --
M.G.: nailing sin to the cross --
Elizabeth Cady Stanton: cold-blooded fiend. 5. Jephthah's daughter. Caroline Howard Gilman: obedient unto death --
Sarah Ewing Hall: a child protests: a mother listens --
Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck: it's all about translation --
Susanna Rowson: the American dream sacrificed --
Eliza R. Stansbury Steele: maid of Gilead, fare thee well --
Adelia C. Graves: her life bought our freedom --
Rose Terry Cooke: cursed above all women --
Cecil Frances Alexander: saintly sacrifice --
Leigh Norval: like father, like daughter --
Elizabeth Cady Stanton: a woman in the "no-name series" --
Louisa Southworth: only a girl --
6. Manoah's wife. Grace Aguilar: conceling your superiority --
Mary Elizabeth Beck: drink milk not beer --
Edith M. Dewhurst: nameless but known --
M.G.: saintly mothers --
Clara B. Neyman: demythologizing the angel --
Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Mrs. Manoah Doe --
7. Delilah. Mary Cornwallis: a cautionary tale --
Sarah Hale: Samson the traitor --
Harriet Beecher Stowe: Delilah the destroyer --
Ella Wheeler Wilcox: the road to sweet hell --
Clara B. Neyman: the double standard --
8. The Levite's concubine. Mary Cornwallis: abused to death --
Josephine Butler: the weak and prostrate figure lying at our door --
Josephine Butler: cold dead hands upon our threshold.
Responsibility: edited by Marion Ann Taylor and Christiana de Groot.

Abstract:

Recovering a neglected chapter of reception history, this unique volume gathers select writings by thirty-five nineteenth-century women on the stories of several women in Joshua and Judges, including Rahab, Deborah, Jael, and Delilah. (Back cover).
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