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In this book, Phyllis Trible examines four Old Testament narratives of suffering in “Texts of Terror” is perhaps Trible’s most readable book, that brings biblical. Professor Trible focuses on four variations upon the theme of terror in the Bible. By combining the discipline of literary Texts of Terror: Literary-Feminist Readings of Biblical Narratives. Author: Phyllis Trible (Author). Collection: Feminist and. A text for a Spring Brite Divinity course From the publisher: Dr. Phyllis Trible focuses on four variations upon the theme of terror in the Bible.

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Texts of Terror: Literary-Feminist Readings of Biblical Narratives

Oct 31, David rated it it was amazing Phyllis trible texts of terror Sit with the uncomfortable, complex reality that is scripture. In highlighting the silence, absence, and opposition of God, as well as human cruelty, Trible shows how these neglected stories—interpreted in memoriam —challenge both the misogyny of Scripture and its use in church, synagogue, and academy.

In highlighting the silence, absence, and opposition of God, as well as Professor Trible focuses on four variations upon the theme of terror in the Bible.

I was confused, at first, how it could be a valuable act of feminism to simply retell stories, but I have come to appreciate its beauty and its power to reshape paradigms. Request an Desk copy Please select a version: I struggled with the author to find anything redemptive in them, yet she did find some threads of redemption for the most part. If you thought the following stories where rough on their own, hearing them elaborated and dwelt on through a feminist perspective phyllis trible texts of terror draws out the terror.

Princess of Judah A woman of sorrows and acquainted with grief 2 Samuel It’s painful to read, but Texts of Terror is a necessary one.

Texts of Terror: Literary-feminist Readings of Biblical Narratives – Phyllis Trible – Google Books

Trible allows the discomfort and rage and disappointment and whatever other emotions may arise as a result of really reading these stories to linger and to call us to remembrance and action. So the epitaph for Hagar: Close readings of the stories of some women from the Old Testament. The Royal Rape of Wisdom 3. The ears of those who hear hearken; even the ears of phyllis trible texts of terror deaf unstop.

Jan 07, Amy Hughes rated it really liked it Phyllis trible texts of terror On the one pgyllis, when special days that beckon gifts come around, it’s nice to get a present for someone which you know they will like.

In highlighting the silence, absence, and oppostition of God, as well as human cruelty, Trible shows how these neglected stories—interpreted in memoriam —challenge both puyllis misogyny of Scripture and its use in church, synagogue, and academy. Apr 25, The Wanderer rated it really liked it. No, not at all. Feb 25, Anna rated it really liked it.

Storytelling is a trinitarian act that unites writer, text, and reader in a collage of understanding. The Desolation of Rejection 2. Literary-feminist Readings of Biblical Narratives. If we allow the text to speak its terror, and listen with humble hearts, hands pressed over our mouths. Cornerstone Christian Fellowship In Phyllis trible texts of terror.

Request a ReviewExamor Desk copy. This was the booklet that first introduced me to the concept, and it left an impression.

Literary-Feminist Readings of Biblical Narratives 4. Nov 01, Kj rated it really liked it Shelves: A difficult book to read but it gave a new insight into four of the most horrific Bible stories and crimes against women. The story is alive, and all is not well.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. But in a book with so much death as its source material, it takes a somewhat creative genius to subtly weave a breath of life into it all. As Trible writes in the conclusion of her most terror-filled essay a commentary on Judges To keep quiet is to sin, for the story orders its listeners to “direct your heart texta her, take counsel, and speak” [Judges] This is a gut-wrenching piece of narrative exegesis and a deserved classic of feminist theology or, really, of theology without any The way Trible methodically pulls apart and draws out the phyllis trible texts of terror nuances of the text is really something fantastic.

Trible writes with grace; stylistic grace, yerror grace in terms of NOT being a raging, accusation-slinging militant man-hater but a confident, grieving, and compassionate feminist. This is the first book that ought to be read whenever anyone thinks of terror its origin and modern concepts that relate to current world affairs Other books in the series.

Mar 08, Dawn rated it liked it. I enjoyed the class very much, by the way.

I didn’t really expect to get into this, it was just supplemental reading for a class. Probably phylis important as one step on the trajectory of feminist hermeneutics than as a stand-alone book. Books by Phyllis Trible. This gave me new insights into abuse.

The word goes forth from the mouth; even the tongue of the stammerer speaks readily and distinctively.