Download e-book for kindle: A Feminist Companion to the Apocalypse of John (Feminist by Amy-Jill Levine,Maria Mayo Robbins

By Amy-Jill Levine,Maria Mayo Robbins

ISBN-10: 0826466508

ISBN-13: 9780826466501

ISBN-10: 0826466516

ISBN-13: 9780826466518

The 13th quantity during this landmark sequence examines the Revelation of John during the different types of post-colonial proposal, deconstruction, ethics, Roman social discourse, masculinization, virginity, and violence. The succeed in of this quantity hence is going past that of so much feminist stories of Revelation, which regularly specialize in the feminine imagery: the Thyatiran prophet referred to as 'Jezebel', the 'Woman Clothed with the Sun', the 'Whore of Babylon', and the 'Bride'/the 'Heavenly Jerusalem'. The symbols of Revelation stay open and interpetations proceed. a few readers will refuse to celebrate on the dismemberment of the Woman-who-is-Babylon; they're going to withstand the (masochistic? infantile?) self-abasement sooner than this imperial Deity who ideas through patriarchal domination. Others will finish that those descriptions are 'only' metaphors, separate shape from substance, and worship the transcendent to which the metaphors imperfectly element. a few readers will comprehend, if now not totally condone, John's rhetoric by way of looking his political and social position; others will condone, if no longer totally comprehend, how the Apocalypse gives you convenience to these present process persecution or deprivation.

Some readers could reject the coercive facets of a decision among spending eternity in compliment of the divine or being 'tortured' with fireplace and sulfer; others may perhaps celebrate of their personal salvation whereas believing that these being tortured deserve each soreness causing upon them; nonetheless others may well use mimicry or parody or anachronistic analogy to problem, defang, or substitute John's message. What we discover at the back of the veil can be appealing, or terrifying, or either, yet we won't dodge our eyes: John's imaginative and prescient is just too influential this present day, in our personal political weather, to not search for ourselves.

The Feminist spouse to the Apocalypse of John contains contributions by means of David L. Barr, Mary Ann Beavis, Greg Carey, Adela Yarbro Collins, Lynn R. Huber, Catherine Keller, John Marshall, Stephen Moore, Jorunn Økland, Hanna Stenström, Pamela Thimmes, and Carolyn Vander Stichele. there's an creation by means of Amy-Jill Levine and a finished bibliography.
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