Sex and Slaughter in the Tent of Jael Hardback
A Cultural History of a Biblical Story
by Colleen M. Conway;
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Sex and Slaughter in the Tent of Jael
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Conway examines the ways in which Jael has been reimagined by turns as a wily seductress, passionate lover, frustrated and bored mother, peace-bringing earth goddess, and deadly cyborg assassin. Meanwhile, Sisera variously plays the enemy general, the seduced lover, the noble but tragically duped victim, and the violent male chauvinist. Ultimately, Conway demonstrates that the ways in which Jael's actions are explained and assessed all depend on when, by whom, and for whom the Jael and Sisera story is being told. In examining the varying artistic renditions of the story, this book also provides a case study of the Bible's role as a common cultural resource in secular western culture.
Sex and Slaughter in the Tent of Jael by Colleen M. Conway was published by Oxford University Press Inc in November 2016. The ISBN for Sex and Slaughter in the Tent of Jael is 9780190626877.
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|Page last updated||4th January 2017|
|Author / Artist||Colleen M. Conway|
|Publisher||Oxford University Press Inc (November 2016)|
|Number of Pages||224|