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Sisera

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies.

Commander of an army opposing Israel (Judg. 4–5). The decisive battle was fought at Taanach; a sudden storm of rain and rising flood waters were Israel's salvation and Sisera's forces were...

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Sisera

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies.

Commander of an army opposing Israel (Judg. 4–5). The decisive battle was fought at Taanach; a sudden storm of rain and rising flood waters were Israel's salvation and Sisera's forces were...

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Sisera

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 64 words.

Commander of an army opposing Israel (Judg. 4–5). The decisive battle was fought at Taanach; a sudden storm of rain

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Sisera

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 64 words.

Commander of an army opposing Israel (Judg. 4–5). The decisive battle was fought at Taanach; a sudden storm

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Sisera

Edited by Peter Murray, Linda Murray and Tom Devonshire Jones.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Subjects in Art. 3 words.

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Ancient Stories of Jael and Sisera

Colleen M. Conway.

in Sex and Slaughter in the Tent of Jael

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 6408 words.

The chapter critically examines the two versions of the Jael and Sisera tradition found in Judges 4 and 5. It argues that the poetic account and the prose account offer two different...

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Painting Jael and Sisera in the Renaissance

Colleen M. Conway.

in Sex and Slaughter in the Tent of Jael

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 8341 words.

The chapter examines Renaissance paintings of Jael and Sisera. It takes a different approach to “reading” art in relation to the Bible, arguing that most artists did not likely offer their...

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Problem Solving in Ancient Retellings of Jael and Sisera

Colleen M. Conway.

in Sex and Slaughter in the Tent of Jael

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 6925 words.

The chapter explores three ancient retellings of the Jael and Sisera tradition: The book of Judith, and the tradition as it appears in Josephus’s Antiquities of the Jews and the anonymous L...

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Motives for Murder in Nineteenth- and Early-Twentieth-Century Cultural Performances of Jael and Sisera

Colleen M. Conway.

in Sex and Slaughter in the Tent of Jael

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 11801 words.

The chapter offers analyses of representations of Jael and Sisera in several works from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Beginning with examination of earlier allusions to...

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: Woman of Flames or Inflammatory Woman?

Joy A. Schroeder.

in Deborah's Daughters

March 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 2418 words.

This chapter introduces the text of Judges 4–5, lifting out elements of the story that seized the attention and provoked the anxieties of Christian and Jewish interpreters for two...

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From Allegory to Morality

Colleen M. Conway.

in Sex and Slaughter in the Tent of Jael

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 8270 words.

The chapter begins with discussion of allegorical interpretations of Jael and Sisera in the context of the medieval church. There Jael functions as a type of Mary, with her tent peg...

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