By Mark J. Boda, Carol J. Dempsey, LeAnn Snow Flesher
This quantity showcases fresh exploration of the portrait of Daughter Zion as she looks in biblical Hebrew poetry. utilizing Carleen Mandolfos Daughter Zion Talks again to the Prophets (Society of Biblical Literature, 2007) as some extent of departure, the individuals to this quantity discover a dead ringer for Daughter Zion in its many dimensions in quite a few texts within the Hebrew Bible. ways used variety from poetic, rhetorical, and linguistic to sociological and ideological. To deliver the dialog complete circle, Carleen Mandolfo engages in a dialogic reaction along with her interlocutors.
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Carroll, Jeremiah, 142. 39. , I do not understand its complexity well enough to be informed about the tangles of the text I am working on. Useful, however, are comments by Lakoff and Johnson about innovation (Metaphors We Live By, 151), and by Lakoff and Turner about the mapping of images (More than Cool Reason, 89–100). Kövecses (Metaphor, ch. 5) talks about metaphor sustained in works of literature. 40. This reduction to two options is, of course, oversimplified, since multiple choices will have been available at any given moment and factions to urge and contest them.
1 They represent the horror and shock of a community in the aftermath of disaster. A significant amount of attention in recent years has turned to interpretations of the female voice—the city of Jerusalem personified—and how it functions in the first two chapters. The figuration of a violated and vulnerable woman presents a human face for the very real consequences of disaster and tragedy. 2 One of the most recent studies of the words of the personified Jerusalem is that of Carleen Mandolfo,3 who applies the dialogic approach she developed in her first monograph on the interplay of different speaking 1.
The Bible (stem to stern, not simply the ot/Tanak) must answer for its violence, particularly its sacral violence, abounding here. Charges of misogyny, of reinscription of patriarchal interests, of sexism, classism, and racism are impossible to deny or ignore. To use gender language for insults, to denigrate any group in terms of female or feminine characteristics or behavior, is lethal, cannot go unremarked, uncritiqued, undenounced. But what are the choices? One likely not chosen by any holding this volume is to abandon the Bible as hopeless.