You are required to change your password before you can log in to the site, please enter your new password in the fields below:
Mon 23 Nov 2020 @ 21:26
RT @wisdom_commCTU names first woman president: Dominican Sr. Barbara Reid, general editor of the Wisdom Commentary series!… https://t.co/VylW2paktU
Author(s): S. Tamar Kamionkowski
By joining our friends scheme, this item would only cost
£23.39, and you can
benefit from future savings and promotions.
to find out more or add the annual £10
membership to your basket now.
The book of Leviticus provides two different theologies related to God's presence within ancient Israel. Leviticus 1-16 was written by an elite caste of priests (P) and Leviticus 17-26 (H) was added to the book to "democratize" access to God. While the priestly work has hardly inspired lay readers, the Holiness Writings provide some of the most inspiring and well-known verses from the Bible.
This volume shows how gender dynamics shift between the static worldview of P and the dynamic approach of H and that, ironically, as holiness expands from the priests to the people, from the Temple to the Land of Israel, gender behaviors become more highly regulated. This complicates associations between power and gender dynamics and opens the door to questions about the relationships between power, gender, and theological perspectives.
S. Tamar Kamionkowski is professor of biblical studies at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in Wyncote, Pennsylvania, where she served as the vice president for Academic Affairs for almost a decade. She holds a BA from Oberlin College, an MTS from Harvard Divinity School, and a PhD from Brandeis University. Kamionkowski is the author of GenderReversal and Cosmic Chaos: Studies in the Book of Ezekiel (Sheffield Academic, 2003) and co-editor of Bodies, Embodiment and Theology of the Hebrew Scriptures (T&T Clark, 2010). She serves as co-chair of the SBL's Jewish Interpretation of the Bible session.