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 Egalitarianism and the Evolution of Narrative: The Rescue of Moses (Exodus 2:1–10) and the Sargon Legend Compared

Joshua A. Berman

in Created Equal: How the Bible Broke with Ancient Political Thought

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374704
eISBN:
9780199871438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374704.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Biblical Studies

Scholars of the rise of the novel in 18th century England have noted that the evolution of the genre of the novel in place of the drama or the epic poem, reflects Enlightenment thinking about nature, ... More


Egypt of the Saite Pharaohs, 664-525 BC

Roger Forshaw

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526140142
eISBN:
9781526146687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140159
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This volume discusses the history, culture and social conditions of one of the less well-known periods of ancient Egypt, the Saite or 26th Dynasty (664-525 BC). In the 660’s BC Egypt was a ... More


The Five Walls of Pharaoh

Koenraad Donker van Heel

in Mrs. Naunakhte & Family: The Women of Ramesside Deir al-Medina

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167737
eISBN:
9781617978159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167737.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the Five Walls of Pharaoh in Deir al-Medina. It first considers the possibility that movement in the necropolis area was at least partially restricted and that the workmen ... More


The Women in the Life of the Prophet Moses

Barbara Freyer Stowasser

in Women in the Qur'an, Traditions, and Interpretation

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195111484
eISBN:
9780199853397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111484.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The Qur'an cites the stories of women which are associated with Moses: mother, sister, foster mother, as well as wife. His foster mother was the faithful wife of the dictator Pharaoh; she was the one ... More


Writing the battle

Carole Hillenbrand

in Turkish Myth and Muslim Symbol: The Battle of Manzikert

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625727
eISBN:
9780748671359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625727.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the strategies and tropes used by the Arab and Persian chroniclers in the medieval Muslim narratives of the battle of Manzikert, and the didactic purposes for which these ... More


The Problem of the Re(e)d Sea

James K. Hoffmeier

in Israel in Egypt: The Evidence for the Authenticity of the Exodus Tradition

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195130881
eISBN:
9780199853403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130881.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The exodus event reached its climax with the passage of the Hebrews through the sea on Egypt's border, where Pharaoh's forces that had pursued the escaping Israelites met their doom, according to the ... More


The Physician of Souls: Suffering as Remedial Punishment

Mark S. M. Scott

in Journey Back to God: Origen on the Problem of Evil

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199841141
eISBN:
9780199949809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841141.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The fourth chapter examines Origen's theological cosmology. In particular, it argues that God designs the cosmos to catch fallen souls from drifting into ontological oblivion. It explains the ... More


Five Women of Moses' Infancy: Shiphrah and Puah, Moses' Mother and Sister, Pharaoh's Daughter

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/9780199656776.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

The beginning of Exodus relates, in two narratives, how the survival of one infant was ensured by five women: first by Shiphrah and Puah, then by Moses' mother and sister and Pharaoh's daughter. ... More


An Ark on the Nile: Beginning of the Book of Exodus

Keith Bodner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198784074
eISBN:
9780191826672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784074.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The opening section of the book of Exodus is a powerful narrative and a striking example of the artistic qualities of the Pentateuch, a facet of the text that occasionally is neglected in high-level ... More


Foundling Fathers and Mothers

Rachel Bowlby

in A Child of One's Own: Parental Stories

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199607945
eISBN:
9780191760518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199607945.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Foundling stories, which abound in legend, have generally looked at the fate of the found child, not at the parents on either side, abandoning or taking in. But two famous stories, of Oedipus and ... More


The Fisk Concert Spiritual

Sandra Jean Graham

in Spirituals and the Birth of a Black Entertainment Industry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041631
eISBN:
9780252050305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041631.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter explores the process of musically and culturally translating oral folk spirituals into notated arranged spirituals performed on the concert stage. The American Missionary Association ... More


Bedouin Israelites in the Hebrew Bible

Clinton Bailey

in Bedouin Culture in the Bible

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300121827
eISBN:
9780300245639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121827.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter explores the question of what the abundance of Bedouin culture in the Bible tells us about the possibility that the ancient Israelites who were depicted there as nomads were indeed that. ... More


The Hardening of Pharaoh’s Heart

Shira Weiss

in Joseph Albo on Free Choice: Exegetical Innovation in Medieval Jewish Philosophy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190684426
eISBN:
9780190684457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190684426.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Albo focuses his exegetical interpretation on his conception of free choice in a unique reading of the Exodus narrative. In the biblical description of the plagues that God brought upon the ... More


Looking Back, Moving Forward

Nadine Meisner

in Marius Petipa: The Emperor's Ballet Master

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190659295
eISBN:
9780190659325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190659295.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance

After Petipa’s marriage to his first muse, Maria Surovshchikova, and the death in Russia of his father, Jean, chapter 4 travels back in time to trace Jean’s career as a ballet master in Marseilles ... More


The Abuses of Negation, Bisection, and Suppression in the Dating of Biblical Texts: The Rescue of Moses (Exodus 2:1–10)

Joshua A. Berman

in Inconsistency in the Torah: Ancient Literary Convention and the Limits of Source Criticism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190658809
eISBN:
9780190675295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658809.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter continues and deepens the critique of current historical-critical biblical scholarship put forth in earlier chapters as well. It maintains that the scholarly aim of clearly delineating ... More


Haman in the Qur’ān

Adam J. Silverstein

in Veiling Esther, Unveiling Her Story: The Reception of a Biblical Book in Islamic Lands

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198797227
eISBN:
9780191838712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797227.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter asks whether the “Haman” who appears six times in the Qur’an is the same “Haman” who appears in Esther as the story’s villain. As the Qur’an’s Haman collaborates with Pharaoh in Egypt, ... More


The Waters of Chaos

Keith Bodner

in An Ark on the Nile: Beginning of the Book of Exodus

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198784074
eISBN:
9780191826672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784074.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Increasingly desperate, the king of Egypt orders that every Israelite male be thrown into the waters of the Nile. At the outset of Exodus 2, however, a recently married Levite woman places her infant ... More


Exodus: Getting Out of Egypt—Exodus 1–15

Ellen F. Davis

in Opening Israel's Scriptures

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190260545
eISBN:
9780190260583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190260545.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Together the two parts of Exodus—Israel in Egypt and in Sinai—form one of the master narratives of the Bible. The first part pits against each other two opposite responses to YHWH’s self-revelation: ... More


Requiem for the Departed

Keith Bodner

in After the Invasion: A Reading of Jeremiah 40-44

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198743002
eISBN:
9780191802904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743002.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter 7 analyzes the speeches and responses of Jer 44:1–30. Time has passed between Jeremiah’s dramatic sign in Tahpanhes and the long address at the beginning of chapter 44. In the first speech, ... More


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