Jezebel: Portraits of a Queen

(Paperback - Jul 2004)
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Powerful. Assertive. Evil. What we know of Jezebel, queen of Israel, seems pure malevolence. What we know is what ancient writers, in their attempt to shape a theological history, considered important. More than just an intriguing story, Jezebel: Portraits of a Queen provides insight into a character used (and portrayed) by biblical writers as a negative example. taken from narrative criticism, and Jezebel the queen, drawn from a sociological study. Combining these two portraits, the reader can begin to understand the ancient writers' worldviews, theologies, values, and loyalties. Jezebel's story gives readers a new perspective with which they may approach all biblical texts. text within a framework of biblical society.


  • SKU: 9780814651506
  • SKU10: 081465150X
  • Title: Jezebel: Portraits of a Queen
  • Series: Interfaces
  • Publisher: Michael Glazier Books
  • Date Published: Jul 2004
  • Pages: 158
  • Weight lbs: 0.64
  • Dimensions: 9.12" L x 6.08" W x 0.43" H
  • Features: Table of Contents, Price on Product, Index, Bibliography
  • Themes: Theometrics | Catholic;
  • Subject: Biblical Studies - Old Testament


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