By Athalya Brenner
This quantity is the 1st in a chain which gives a basic source for feminist biblical scholarship, containing a finished collection of essays, either reprinted and specifically written for the sequence, via major feminist students.
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She then proceeds to analyse the female 1. P. Trible, 'Depatriarchalizing in Biblical Interpretation', JAAR 41 (1973), pp. 42-48; God and the Rhetoric of Sexuality (Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1978). 34 A Feminist Companion to the Song of Songs sexual imagery in Hosea 1 and 2. Her conclusion is that Hosea objectifies female experience as a separate entity inferior to male experience, and that his views must be understood in connection with the historico-political realities of his time (8th century BCE).
The male love poetry is linked to the religion of YHWH; the female love poetry to the worship of the Goddess. Thus Setel unmasks, van Dijk exposes, while Trible reinterprets the biblical text in order to adapt it to modern needs (so also Setel in her final paragraph). All three, each in her own way, represent distinctive trends in feminist modes of reading. Pope and Landy represent, for our purpose, non-feminist albeit non-virulent criticism of feminist projects. 4. C. e. 1 Her work, which postulates a unity of (chiastic) structure and composition for the SoS, is now a basic text for scholars who uphold the unity of the book, as against readers who see it as a compiled anthology of love lyrics.
There are lofty examples of good and true men and women, all worthy our acceptance and example whose lustre cannot be dimmed by the false sentiments and vicious characters bound up in the same volume. The Bible cannot be accepted or rejected as a whole, its teachings are varied and its lessons differ widely from each other. In criticizing the peccadilloes of Sarah, Rebecca and Rachel, we would not shadow the virtues of Deborah, Huldah and Vashti. In criticizing the Mosaic code we would not question the wisdom of the golden rule and the fifth commandment.
A Feminist Companion to the Song of Songs by Athalya Brenner