Clothing and nudity in the Hebrew Bible : a handbook / edited by Christoph Berner, Manuel Schafer, Martin Schott, Sarah Schulz, and Martina Weingartner. [print]Material type: TextPublication details: London, England ; New York, New York : T&T Clark, (c)2019.; ©2019Description: xxi, 590 pages : illustrations ; 21 cmContent type:
- BS680.C568 2019
- BS680.C65.W423.C568 2019
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Between regulation, identification, and representation: clothing and nudity from the perspective of the study of religion Anna-Katharina Hopflinger Clothing and nudity in the ancient Near East from the perspective of gender studies Agnes Garcia-Ventura Clothing and nudity from the perspective of anthropological studies Lars Allolio-Nacke Textile production in the Iron Age ancient Near East Nahum Ben-Yehuda Clothing and nudity in the ancient Near East: archaeological and iconographic aspects Allison Thomason Concepts and contexts of female and male nudity in the iconography of the Southern Levant Katharina Pyschny Stripped bare: communicating rank and status in Old Kingdom Egypt Dina Serova Fabrication, functions, and uses of textiles in the Hebrew Bible Wolfgang Zwickel Nudity and clothing in the lexicon of the Hebrew Bible Holger Gzella Nudity and clothing in the Hebrew Bible: theological and anthropological aspects Jurgen van Oorschot The clothing of cult statues and biblical polemics against iconic worship Sonja Ammann The garments of God: iconographic case studies from Isaiah 6:1; 59:17; and 63:1-6 Joel M. LeMon and Richard A. Purcell Robed in majesty: clothing as a metaphor for the classical Hebrew semantic domain of ... / Marilyn E. Burton Tearing one's clothes and rites of mourning Melanie Kohlmoos Barefoot before God: shoes and sacred space in the Hebrew Bible and ancient Near East Joachim J. Krause "You shall not wear clothes made of wool and linen woven together" (Deut. 22:11): clothing in biblical law Eckart Otto "When you see the naked, cover them!" (Isa. 58:7): the clothing of the poor as an act of righteousness Rainer Kessler Clothing and nudity in second temple literature Jessi Orpana Clothing and nudity in the paradise story (Gen. 2-3) / Friedhelm Hartenstein Clothing and nudity in the Noah story (Gen. 9:18-29) / Michaela Bauks The garment motif in Gen. 37-39 Franziska Ede The symbolism of vestimentary acts in Gen. 27, Gen. 38, and 1 Sam. 17 Martina Weingartner "Mind the step!" (Exod. 20:26), or, even better: "Wear breeches!" (Exod. 28:42-43). The issue of (un-)covering one's "shame" in cultic legislation Christoph Berner The priestly vestments Nathan MacDonald Veiling Moses' shining face (Exod. 34:29-35) / Wolfgang Oswald The dancing David: nudity and cult in 2 Sam. 6 Sarah Schulz Elijah's hairy robe and the clothes of the prophets Martin Schott Nudity and captivity in Isa. 20 in light of iconographic evidence Andrea Beyer Clothing, nudity, and shame in the book of Ezekiel and prophetic oracles of judgment Anja Klein Clean garments for Joshua: the purficiation of the high priest in Zech. 3 Martin Hallaschka Women's dress codes in the book of Proverbs Stefan Fischer Clothing and nudity in the Song of Songs Meik Gerhards.
The volume discusses nudity and clothing in the Hebrew Bible, covering anthropological, theological, archaeology and religious-historical aspects. These aspects are addressed in three separate sections, enhanced by over a hundred pictures and illustrations. Part I places nudity and clothing in its ancient Israelite context, with discussions of methodology, the ancient Near Eastern evidence (including material culture and iconography), and an assessment of central aspects of the biblical material such as fabrication and uses of textiles, lexicography, theological and anthropological implications. Part II looks at key themes such as mourning, death, encounters with the divine and issues of power and status. Finally, Part III presents several close studies of key passages from narrative, prophetic and wisdom texts where clothing and nudity play an important role.