The Tent, The Field, and the Battlefield: The Dynamic Face of Biblical Motherhood


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Limmud Conference 2009


Judy Klitsner


What do the infertile, tent-dwelling mothers of Genesis have in common with the military and spiritual leaders of the book of Judges? We will examine the stories of a range of biblical women, noting common themes as well as the striking literary inversions of matriarchal and patriarchal language and roles.


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