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Worship, Women and War: Essays in Honor of Susan Niditch
edited by John J. Collins, T. M. Lemos and Saul M. Olyan
SBL Press, 2015
eISBN: 978-1-930675-97-1 | Cloth: 978-1-930675-93-3
Library of Congress Classification BS511.3.W675 2015
Dewey Decimal Classification 221.6

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

Celebrate the career of an inspirational scholar and teacher concerned with revealing voices from the margins



This volume of essays honors Susan Niditch, author of War in the Hebrew Bible: A Study in the Ethics of Violence (1993), “My Brother Esau Is a Hairy Man”: Hair and Identity in Ancient Israel (2008), and most recently, The Responsive Self: Personal Religion in Biblical Literature of the Neo-Babylonian and Persian Periods (forthcoming), among other influential publications. Essays touch on topics such as folklore, mythology, and oral history, Israelite religion, ancient Judaism, warfare, violence, and gender.



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  • Essays from nineteen scholars, all experts in their fields

  • Exploration of texts from Mesopotamia, the Hebrew Bible, and the New Testament

  • Bibliography of Niditch's scholarly contributions


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