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2 Kings

  • By Song-Mi Suzie Park
$28.79
($39.95)

The Second Book of Kings--a book whose very title seems to assert the prerogative of male rule--is in fact filled with fascinating female characters as well as issues related to gender. In this commentary, Song-Mi Suzie Park argues that an interrogation of the masculinity of YHWH, Israel's deity, functions as the driving force behind the narrative in 2 Kings. While the sufficiency of YHWH's masculinity is affirmed by his military and reproductive prowess, it is also challenged and deconstructed through the painful defeats that end the book. Through a series of close readings, Park elucidates how the story of Israel's monarchic past in 2 Kings unfolds through a process of continual reformulation of masculinity and femininity in relation to YHWH and Israel.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9780814681114
    • Manufacturer: Michael Glazier
    • Author: Song-Mi Suzie Park
    • ISBN 13: 9780814681114
    • Publication Date: 11/01/2019
    • Format: Hardcover
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