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True and False Prophets: Binding “Jezebel” To the Beast from the Earth

Paul B. Duff

in Who Rides the Beast?: Prophetic Rivalry and the Rhetoric of Crisis in the Churches of the Apocalypse

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138351
eISBN:
9780199834150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019513835X.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Throughout the Book of Revelation, John implicitly compares his rival to one of the primary evil characters, the Beast from the Earth (also known as the False Prophet in the later chapters of ... More


The Actors: People and Parties Behind the Book of Revelation

Paul B. Duff

in Who Rides the Beast?: Prophetic Rivalry and the Rhetoric of Crisis in the Churches of the Apocalypse

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138351
eISBN:
9780199834150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019513835X.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The different individuals and groups mentioned in Chs. 2 and 3 of the Apocalypse are the subject of this chapter. It first describes John's followers and then focuses on the Jews mentioned in Chs. 2 ... More


The Women of Revelation: Binding “Jezebel” To “Babylon”

Paul B. Duff

in Who Rides the Beast?: Prophetic Rivalry and the Rhetoric of Crisis in the Churches of the Apocalypse

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138351
eISBN:
9780199834150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019513835X.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The author of the Book of Revelation highlights four female figures throughout the Book of Revelation: “Jezebel” (Ch. 2), the unnamed woman “clothed with the sun” (Ch. 12), “Babylon” (Ch. 17), and ... More


The Out‐Of‐Control Female: John's Use of Gender Stereotypes

Paul B. Duff

in Who Rides the Beast?: Prophetic Rivalry and the Rhetoric of Crisis in the Churches of the Apocalypse

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138351
eISBN:
9780199834150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019513835X.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

John uses the issues of food and sex to continue his indirect denunciation of “Jezebel.” He focuses on these issues in the passages that feature female characters in order to connect the activities ... More


Chloe and Cleo: Louisiana Plantation Phantoms

Tiya Miles

in Tales From the Haunted South: Dark Tourism and Memories of Slavery from the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469626338
eISBN:
9781469626352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626338.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter traces haunting stories along a well-known trail of historic plantations on the Louisiana-Mississippi border. It focuses on The Myrtles Plantation, which has found commercial success ... More


Jezebels and Rebels, Cavaliers and Compromise, 1930–1939

J.E. Smyth

in Reconstructing American Historical Cinema: From Cimarron to Citizen Kane

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124063
eISBN:
9780813134765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124063.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the historical films produced in Hollywood during the period from 1930 to 1939 which focused on the American Civil War and the Reconstruction. The most notable of these types of ... More


Jezebel

Melissa A. Jackson

in Comedy and Feminist Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible: A Subversive Collaboration

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656776
eISBN:
9780191742170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656776.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

Jezebel, wife of Ahab, is a primary actor in the plot to seize Naboth's vineyard (1 Kgs 21) and in her confrontation with Jehu (2 Kgs 9). Evidence of the comic exists in these narratives through ... More


Thyatira

Clyde E. Fant and Mitchell G. Reddish

in A Guide to Biblical Sites in Greece and Turkey

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195139174
eISBN:
9780197561706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195139174.003.0048
Subject:
Archaeology, Biblical Archaeology

The ancient city of Thyatira, known for being one of the cities named in the book of Revelation, continues today as the modern city of Akhisar. A wealthy ... More


The poisonous elements of alchemy

John Emsley

in The Elements of Murder: A History of Poison

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780192805997
eISBN:
9780191916410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192805997.003.0004
Subject:
Chemistry, History of Chemistry

The South Sea Bubble of 1720 saw prices on the London stock market rise to unsustainable heights and new companies were launched to take advantage of the public’s ... More


Denied and Accepted Stereotypes: From Jézabel to Schelomo

Kálra Móricz

in Jewish Identities: Nationalism, Racism, and Utopianism in Twentieth-Century Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520250888
eISBN:
9780520933682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250888.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The story of Jezebel's violent death belongs among the cold accounts of bloody wars, battles, and massacres in the Old Testament. Bloch, who was attracted to the savagery of some Old Testament ... More


She Painted Her Eyes and Looked Out of the Window (2 Kgs 9:30): Cosmetics and the Other

Laura Quick

in Dress, Adornment, and the Body in the Hebrew Bible

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198856818
eISBN:
9780191889967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856818.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Evidence for the production and application of perfumed oil and cosmetics is found throughout the ancient world. In contrast to the wider ancient Near East, where both men and women utilize ... More


The Lubitsch Touch

Allan R. Ellenberger

in Miriam Hopkins: Life and Films of a Hollywood Rebel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174310
eISBN:
9780813174822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174310.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Hopkins’s secret affair with director King Vidor is revealed when Ernst Lubitsch leaves her a handwritten note on the last page of her Design for Living script. Regardless of the film’s critical ... More


Sutton Place

Allan R. Ellenberger

in Miriam Hopkins: Life and Films of a Hollywood Rebel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174310
eISBN:
9780813174822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174310.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

During the run of Jezebel, Hopkins buys the Sutton Place townhouse of the late literary agent Elisabeth Marbury. While it is remodeled, she returns to Hollywood to make She Loves Me Not, with Bing ... More


Tola

Allan R. Ellenberger

in Miriam Hopkins: Life and Films of a Hollywood Rebel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174310
eISBN:
9780813174822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174310.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

On her return to the United States, Hopkins meets Russian-born director Anatole Litvak. They become close, and she stars in his first American film, The Woman I Love. Her costar Paul Muni is bothered ... More


Colored Women of Hard and Vicious Character: Respectability, Domesticity, and Crime, 1893–1933

Cheryl D. Hicks

in Talk with You Like a Woman: African American Women, Justice, and Reform in New York, 1890-1935

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834244
eISBN:
9781469603759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882320_hicks.8
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the lived experiences of female felons as they reveal some of the ambiguities and contradictions in the construction of womanhood and race. Because powerful tropes defined black ... More


Beauty between Empires: Global Feminisms, Plastic Surgery, and the Trouble with Self-Esteem

S. Heijin Lee

in Fashion and Beauty in the Time of Asia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479892150
eISBN:
9781479861736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479892150.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines how and why Korean plastic surgery consumption occupied the minds of Jezebel (a mainstream US feminist blog) writers, editors, and millions of readers as well as Womenlink’s ... More


Revising Jezebel Politics: Toward a New Black Sexual Ethic

Jennifer S. Leath

in Black Intersectionalities: A Critique for the 21st Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319389
eISBN:
9781781380901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319389.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

“Jezebel” as trope, representation, and narrative has been zealously deployed against women of the African Diaspora since the advent of the Transatlantic Slave Trade. However, Jezebel’s image has ... More


Why Remember Jezebel?

Carey Walsh

in Remembering Biblical Figures in the Late Persian and Early Hellenistic Periods: Social Memory and Imagination

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199664160
eISBN:
9780191748462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664160.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

The narrative portrait of Queen Jezebel and her gruesome death in Second Kings is a masterpiece of narrative contempt. She is hated so fiercely by the Deuteronomistic Historian that she becomes ... More


The Right Place to Be

Steven C. Smith

in Music by Max Steiner: The Epic Life of Hollywood's Most Influential Composer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190623272
eISBN:
9780190623302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190623272.003.0014
Subject:
Music, History, American

Days after leaving Selznick, Steiner became the highest-paid staff composer at Warner Bros. It was a deal he was quietly arranging before leaving Selznick, detailed here for the first time. Steiner ... More


The Narrative of Bones

Matthew Suriano

in A History of Death in the Hebrew Bible

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190844738
eISBN:
9780190844769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844738.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

Entombed bones were important symbols in the Hebrew Bible’s ideology of death, but this biblical afterlife was not one of bones languishing inside the tomb. The stories of Joseph’s reburial, and ... More


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