By Athalya Brenner
This quantity is the 1st in a chain which supplies a primary source for feminist biblical scholarship, containing a complete choice of essays, either reprinted and specifically written for the sequence, by means of major feminist students.
Read or Download A Feminist Companion to the Song of Songs PDF
Best musical genres books
In 1919, the area stood on the threshhold of the Jazz Age. the guy who had ushered it there, although, lay murdered--and could quickly plunge from foreign reputation to old obscurity. It used to be a destiny few could have estimated for James Reese Europe; he was once then on the top of his profession as a composer, conductor, and organizer within the black group, with the promise of even higher heights to return.
The human voice an exceptionally appealing and expressive tool, and whilst a number of voices are unified in tone and goal a strong assertion is learned. No ask yourself humans have constantly desired to sing in a communal context-a hope it seems that stemming from a deeply rooted human intuition. accordingly, choral functionality has frequently been similar traditionally to human rituals and ceremonies, specially rites of a non secular nature.
Subversive Sounds probes New Orleans’s background, uncovering an internet of racial interconnections and animosities that was once instrumental to the construction of a necessary American artwork form—jazz. Drawing on oral histories, police reviews, newspaper bills, and classic recordings, Charles Hersch brings to brilliant lifestyles the neighborhoods and nightspots the place jazz used to be born.
Piano Voicing technique for All Musicians by way of Phil DeGreg - Book/CD set. a pragmatic and systematic technique that teaches find out how to perform jazz piano voicings so they turn into computerized and intuitive. the strategy progresses step-by-step from 2-voice to 7-voice chord constructions with fourths and upper-structure triads.
Extra resources for A Feminist Companion to the Song of Songs
1 The Rabbis endeavour to justify this inhuman treatment of women from the law of Moses. 'Women', say they, 'are disqualified by the law from giving testimony: for it is said, "At the mouth of two witnesses", where the word "witnesses" is of the masculine, and not feminine gender'. It is not to be wondered at, therefore, that the Jew, among his thanksgivings, should say to the Almighty every morning, 'Blessed be thou, O Lord our God, King of the universe, that thou hast not created me a woman'.
It has already been noted above that the fattier is never mentioned. I think that there is a reason for that: the heroine's father was dead, hence she was subject to the brothers' control. 11) only the mother is mentioned. The male lover's companions are mentioned twice only in the third-person mode while to her own friends, the Daughters of Jerusalem or Zion, she appeals herself no less than seven times. In addition, 'daughters' or 'young women' (Hebrew 'Imwt) are mentioned five more times. T occurs a dozen times, and always as a reference to the woman lover.
As the human race became more and more alienated from its creator, intrinsic merit and moral character were despised, and physical force became rampant; the stronger, as among animals, oppressed and preyed upon the weaker, and thus woman became the slave of man, and was absolutely sold in the capacity of daughter or wife, as cattle and other property. Thus Eliezer, the servant of Abraham, purchased Rebekah as a wife for Isaac, his master's 50 A Feminist Companion to the Song of Songs son (Gen. 53).