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The Contemporary Torah: A Gender-Sensitive Adaptation of the Original JPS Translation

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The Contemporary Torah: A Gender-Sensitive Adaptation of the Original JPS Translation - Stein, David E S, Rabbi (Editor), and Berlin, Adele (Editor), and Meyers, Carol L (Editor)
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Offers readers new perspectives on the role gender plays in Bible translation This adaptation of the JPS translation of the Torah (1962) will appeal to readers who are interested in a historically based picture of social gender roles in the Bible as well as those who have become accustomed to gender-sensitive English in other aspects of their lives. Many contemporary Bible scholars contend that the Bible's original audience understood that the references to God as male simply reflected gendered social roles at the time. ...

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The Contemporary Torah: A Gender-Sensitive Adaptation of the Original JPS Translation 2006, University of Nebraska Press, Philadelphia, PA

ISBN-13: 9780827607965

Hardcover