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Disability in the Hebrew Bible: Interpreting Mental and Physical Differences [Hardcover]

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Pages   188
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 6.37" Width: 8.95" Height: 0.71"
Weight:   0.87 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Feb 16, 2016
Publisher   Cambridge University Press
ISBN  0521888077  
EAN  9780521888073  


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Mental and physical disability, ubiquitous in texts of the Hebrew Bible, receive their first thoroughgoing treatment in this monograph. Olyan seeks to reconstruct the Hebrew Bible s particular ideas of what is disabling and their potential social ramifications. Biblical representations of disability and biblical classification schemas both explicit and implicit are compared to those of the Hebrew Bible s larger ancient West Asian cultural context, and to those of the later Jewish biblical interpreters who produced the Dead Sea Scrolls. This study will help the reader gain a deeper and more subtle understanding of the ways in which biblical writers constructed hierarchically significant difference and privileged certain groups (e.g., persons with whole bodies) over others (e.g., persons with physical defects ). It also explores how ancient interpreters of the Hebrew Bible such as the Qumran sectarians reproduced and reconfigured earlier biblical notions of disability and earlier classification models for their own contexts and ends."

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More About Saul M. Olyan

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Saul M. Olyan is Samuel Ungerleider Jr. Professor of Judaic Studies and Professor of Religious Studies at Brown University. His previous publications include: Biblical Mourning: Ritual and Social Dimensions (2004), Rites and Rank: Hierarchy in Biblical Representations of Cult (2000), A Thousand Thousands Served Him: Exegesis and the Naming of Angels in Ancient Judaism (1993), and Asherah and the Cult of Yahweh in Israel (1988). He has contributed to, and served as editor of, various journals and publications in the areas of biblical literature and ancient religions.

Saul M. Olyan has an academic affiliation as follows - Brown University Brown University, Rhode Island Brown University, Rhod.

Saul M. Olyan has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies
  2. Monograph Series / Society of Biblical Literature


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