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The Resource Biblical corpora : representations of disability in Hebrew biblical literature, Rebecca Raphael

Biblical corpora : representations of disability in Hebrew biblical literature, Rebecca Raphael

Label
Biblical corpora : representations of disability in Hebrew biblical literature
Title
Biblical corpora
Title remainder
representations of disability in Hebrew biblical literature
Statement of responsibility
Rebecca Raphael
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The book is organized by genre of biblical literature. First, the priestly literature articulates a binary concept of disability as impure and passive, i.e. as ''other'' to the pure, holy, and active. By contrast, in the prophetic literature and the Psalms, images of disability structure communication among God, prophets, leaders, and people. Here, disability does not simply mean impurity; its valuation depends on its possessor. Wisdom literature and narrative present figures (e.g. Job, Mephibosheth) whose innate or acquired disabilities are nevertheless placed, and not simply as impurities, w
Member of
Action
digitized
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Raphael, Rebecca
Dewey number
221.8/305908
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
  • Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies
  • T & T Clark library of biblical studies
Series volume
445
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
People with disabilities in the Bible
Label
Biblical corpora : representations of disability in Hebrew biblical literature, Rebecca Raphael
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 144-148) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: Disability studies within biblical studies -- What is disability studies? -- Impairment and disability in the Hebrew Bible and in biblical studies -- Method and overview of the project -- Categories : disability contra the holy and the real -- Disability contra what : the construction of a priestly norm -- True gods and disabled idols : deuteronomic bodily polemics -- Disability as categorical alterity -- Figures : disability as aesthetic device -- Narrative prosthesis in Genesis -- Job and aesthetic transcendence -- Disability as aesthetic feature -- Rhetoric : the sensory structure of divine-human communication -- Evoked potential : the disabled body in the Psalms -- No soundness in it : disability as media in Isaiah -- A brief excursus on disability in other prophetic books -- Disability as communication nexus -- Limping on two opinions : disability as constitutive element and critical mode -- Disability, power, holiness, election -- Interpretive prosthesis
Control code
ocn744350457
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 154 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780567279897
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)744350457
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Biblical corpora : representations of disability in Hebrew biblical literature, Rebecca Raphael
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 144-148) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: Disability studies within biblical studies -- What is disability studies? -- Impairment and disability in the Hebrew Bible and in biblical studies -- Method and overview of the project -- Categories : disability contra the holy and the real -- Disability contra what : the construction of a priestly norm -- True gods and disabled idols : deuteronomic bodily polemics -- Disability as categorical alterity -- Figures : disability as aesthetic device -- Narrative prosthesis in Genesis -- Job and aesthetic transcendence -- Disability as aesthetic feature -- Rhetoric : the sensory structure of divine-human communication -- Evoked potential : the disabled body in the Psalms -- No soundness in it : disability as media in Isaiah -- A brief excursus on disability in other prophetic books -- Disability as communication nexus -- Limping on two opinions : disability as constitutive element and critical mode -- Disability, power, holiness, election -- Interpretive prosthesis
Control code
ocn744350457
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 154 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780567279897
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)744350457
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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