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Longing for Egypt and other unexpected biblical tales

Diana Lipton

Longing for Egypt and other unexpected biblical tales

by Diana Lipton

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Published by Sheffield Phoenix Press in Sheffield .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etc,
  • Identity (Psychology)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p.[265]-274) and index.

    StatementDiana Lipton.
    SeriesHebrew Bible Monographs -- 15
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV4509.5 .L57 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 285 p. ;
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23231512M
    ISBN 101906055149
    ISBN 109781906055141
    LC Control Number2009379746

    Egypt is mentioned in the Hebrew Bible almost seven hundred times, and it is referred to another 25 times in the New Testament, making it the most frequently mentioned place outside Canaan in the biblical times, Egypt was already an ancient civilization and the pyramids were thousands of years old. Israel’s status as a relative newcomer can be seen in the fact that many of the. Longing for Egypt and Other Unexpected Biblical Tales Diana Lipton Publication Date: August Recent Research on Paul and Slavery John Byron Publication Date: August Religion and Violence The Biblical Heritage Edited by David A. Bernat, Jonathan Klawans Publication Date: December Text and Community Essays in Memory of Bruce M.

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    From Forbidden Fruit to Milk and Honey: Politics and Promises in the Patriarchal Dreams of Genesis, Longing for Egypt and Other Unexpected Biblical Tales, and Lamentations Through the Centuries. Diana has a long history of voluntary work in the Jewish community, and this book emerged from her first project with Leket Israel. Diana has. Buy Tales of the Unexpected 1st Penguin Edition by Dahl, Roald (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(90).


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Readers of all persuasions have a tendency to privilege simple interpretations over complex, unsettling, readings. The more fraught the issue, the more often we find in the history of interpretation that a simple reading has been generated that masks.

'Longing for Egypt and Other Unexpected Biblical Tales' explores seven cases of textual complexity masked by simple readings. One chapter uncovers a counter-intuitive longing for Egypt alongside the Exodus account of liberation from persecution. Another shows how what appears to be a critical attitude in the Bible towards other gods may reflect Cited by: 4.

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Another. Longing for Egypt and Other Unexpected Biblical Tales Lipton, Diana Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix, pp. xii + $ Series Information Hebrew Bible Monographs, Buy this book now from SBL: Description: Readers of all persuasions have a tendency to privilege simple interpretations over complex, unsettling, readings.

Longing for Egypt. Longing for Egypt and Other Unexpected Biblical Tales Full Product Description Readers of all persuasions, even secular academics, have a tendency to privilege simple, 'faith-deepening' interpretations over complex, unsettling, readings.

Read "Longing for Egypt and Other Unexpected Biblical Tales. By Diana Lipton. Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, Pp. x +Biblical Interpretation" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications available at your fingertips.

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The more fraught the issue, the more often we find in the history of interpretation that a simple reading has been generated that masks its complexity. Roald Dahl's Tales of the Unexpected is a collection of sixteen short stories written by British author Roald Dahl and first published in All of the stories were earlier published in various magazines, and then in the collections Someone Like You and Kiss Kiss.

Contents. Taste" "Lamb to the Slaughter" "Man from the South" "My Lady Love, My Dove" "Dip in the Pool"Author: Roald Dahl. This fine, darkly funny, collection by Roald Dahl contains all the stories previously published in the two volumes "Tales of the Unexpected" and "More Tales of the Unexpected".

The back cover of my edition describes it as a "superb compendium of vengeance, surprise, and dark delight" and that's as good a characterization as any I can come up with/5. She is the author of Revisions of the Night: Politics and Promises in the Patriarchal Dreams of Genesis () and Longing for Egypt and Other Unexpected Biblical Tales (), and is co-editor of Feminism and Theology (with Janet Martin Soskice, ) and Studies on the Text and Versions of the Hebrew Bible in Honour of Robert Gordon (with.

Genesis () and Longing for Egypt and Other Unexpected Biblical Tales (); co-editor of Feminism and Theology (with Janet Martin Soskice, ) and Studies on the Text and Versions of the Hebrew Bible in Honour of Robert Gordon (with Geoffrey Kahn, ); and editor of Universalism and Particularism at Sodom and Gomorrah: Essays.

(Review written for 'Tales of the Unexpected (Starter Pack)') We used this this with a group of 20 which included 2 teenagers. The questions allowed everyone - regardless of their Biblical literacy - to work on the same playing : Pete Woodcock, Anne Woodcock.

Tales from Ancient Egypt offers a collection of easy readable stories, presenting a wonderful introduction to the legends and legacy of Ancient Egypt for children and adults alike. The way Roger Lancelyn Green has penned down these stories makes them read like fairytales, cautionary tales about the value of honor, friendship and loyalty/5.

Longing for Egypt and Other Tales of the Unexpected explores seven cases of textual complexity masked by simple readings. One chapter uncovers a counter-intuitive longing for Egypt alongside the Exodus account of liberation from persecution.

Diana Lipton is a visiting lecturer at Tel Aviv University. She is the author of Revisions of the Night: Politics and Promises in the Patriarchal Dreams of Genesis (Sheffield Academic Press) and Longing for Egypt and Other Unexpected Biblical Tales (Sheffield Phoenix Press).Cited by: 1.

Longing for Egypt Dissecting the Heart Enticed Diana Lipton I n the opening chapter of my book Longing for Egypt and Other Unexpected Biblical Tales, I read the book of Exodus as a document of resistance to an internal threat instead of the record of liberation from an external one (Lipton ).

Freedom from oppressive slavery and freedom from Cited by: 4. Bible -- Critique et exégèse Thème: Bible -- Critique et exégèse: Origine: RAMEAU Reading Zechariah with Zechariah as the introduction to the entire book () Longing for Egypt and other unexpected biblical tales () Miy ṣiyyer ʾet haraqepet.

She is the author of Revisions of the Night: Politics and Promises in the Patriarchal Dreams of Genesis (Sheffield Academic Press) and Longing for Egypt and Other Unexpected Biblical Tales (Sheffield Phoenix Press)Author: Diana Lipton.

make and harder to keep in ancient Egypt. What the Egyptians used as paper had to be pounded out of papyrus reeds by hand, which was a long and tiring process. Even though literacy was scarce in ancient Egypt, there are still many fascinating stories that have come down to us over thousands of. In the opening chapter of my bookLonging for Egypt and Other Unexpected Biblical Tales, I read the book of Exodus as a document of resistance to an internal threat instead of the record of liberation from an external one (Lipton ).

Freedom from oppressive slavery and freedom from persecution, I suggest, are not the central concerns of the.KING’S COLLEGE LONDON Taken at face value, Genesis is very much a book of its time in terms of its treatment (or lack of treatment) of gender issues.

Genesis presents a family saga with a strong genealogical Lipton, Longing for Egypt and Other Unexpected Biblical Tales (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix, ) 4.Ethical and Unethical in the Old Testament: God and Humans in Dialogue (New York, London: T&T Clark, ) OR `The Furnace of Desire: Forging Identities in Foreign Bedrooms' in Diana Lipton, Longing for Egypt and Other Unexpected Biblical Tales (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix, ) 3.