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Desire, Love, and Romance in the Hebrew Bible

J. Cheryl Exum.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion

P ublished online June 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Christianity; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 9298 words.

In the Hebrew Bible human sexual desire is, for the most part, constructed as male and as dangerous. In the patriarchal economy of ancient Israel, in which women were subordinated to men...

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Judaism and Visual Art

Melissa Raphael.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion

P ublished online April 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 9943 words.

Until the late 20th century, it was widely assumed that visual art could be of only negligible significance to a Jewish tradition that had been principally mediated through written texts....

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The Pentateuch

Thomas B. Dozeman.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion

Article. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Christianity; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 126 words.

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion. Please check back later for the full article.

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