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Threatened bodies: women, apocrypha, colonialism

Amy-Jill Levine

Threatened bodies: women, apocrypha, colonialism

by Amy-Jill Levine

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Published by The University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. O.T. Apocrypha. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc,
  • Women in the Bible

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAmy-Jill Levine.
    SeriesThe Albert T. Bilgray lecture ;, 1997
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS575 .L425 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination14 p. ;
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL88037M
    LC Control Number99196298

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    A larger canon that was prevalent among Greek-speaking Jews included various books and added portions of books (Tobit, Judith, Ecclesiasticus, Additions to Esther, and others), while a smaller canon was common among non-Greek-speaking Jews. The books included in the larger canon became known as the Apocrypha, or deuterocanonical books. Award winning author Wesley J. Smith is a senior fellow at the Discovery Institute, an attorney for the International Task Force on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide, and a special consultant to the Center for Bioethics and book "Forced Exit: The Slippery Slope from Assisted Suicide to Legalized Murder" (), a broad-based criticism of the assisted suicide/euthanasia movement was.


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She represents women's prophetic power in the gnostic/apocryphal literature, as well as in the source I reconstruct behind John Some scholars like Bovon think that the reason gnostic literature was declared heterodox, and therefore fell into disuse, may have less to do with its doctrinal content than with Mary Threatened bodies: women priority among the.

The interaction between western men's and native women's sexuality makes the human body central to the articulation of colonial/imperial ideologies.

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Rather, the struggles were relegated to an. In the American Bible Society voted remove the “Apocrypha” Books from the King James Version. These 14 Books [There arewords in over 5, verses in Chapters] of the Apocrypha had been part of the King’s bible since The Apocalypse of Abraham "The Apocalypse of Abraham belongs to a body of Abraham literature flourishing about the time of Christ.

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The Apocrypha is a selection of old books which were included in the version of the King James Bible in between the Old and New Testament. It was later removed in A.D. A portion of these apocrypha books have been called deuterocanonical books by the Catholic church and Church of the East.

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As Saheed Aderinto. Novem / 4 Comments / in Apocrypha, Christian Historiography / by Cassandra J. Farrin Last week we left off our reading of Karen King’s book What Is Gnosticism.

with the problem of historians ignoring and distorting data for the sake of protecting the exalted status of whatever they believed to be true Christianity. BOOK ONE KNOW THE ENEMY PREFACE The new phase of the armed revolutionary struggle in Africa embraces the entire continent.

It is essential that we know what we fight, and why we fight. Imperialism and neo-colonialism must be broken down into their component parts so that we can clearly see them. We must know their world strategy. The preface to the Apocrypha in the Geneva Bible explained that while these books “were not received by a common consent to be read and expounded publicly in the Church,” and did not serve “to prove any point of Christian religion save in so much as they had the consent of the other scriptures called canonical to confirm the same.

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