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Disability in the Hebrew Bible

Saul M. Olyan

Disability in the Hebrew Bible

interpreting mental and physical differences

by Saul M. Olyan

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. -- O.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
  • Dead Sea scrolls.,
  • People with disabilities in the Bible.,
  • People with disabilities in rabbinical literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 164-170) and index.

    StatementSaul M. Olyan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS1199.A25 O49 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 188 p. ;
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21557411M
    ISBN 109780521888073
    LC Control Number2007035499


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In Disability In the Hebrew Bible: Interpreting Mental and Physical Differences, Saul M. Olyan (PhD - Harvard), professor of Judaic Studies at Brown University in Providence Rhode Island, investigates the earliest textual representations from a philological perspective.

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Disability in the Hebrew Bible: Interpreting Mental and Physical Differences/5(4). Olyan seeks to reconstruct the Hebrew Bible's particular ideas of what is disabling and their potential social ramifications. Biblical representations of disability Disability in the Hebrew Bible book biblical classification schemas - both explicit and implicit - are compared to those of the Hebrew Bible's larger Disability in the Hebrew Bible book West Asian cultural context, and to those of the later Jewish biblical interpreters who produced the Dead Sea by:   This unique interdisciplinary book uses a fresh Disability in the Hebrew Bible book to explore issues of disability in the Hebrew Bible.

It examines how disability functions in the David Story (1 Samuel 16; 1 Kings 2) by paying special attention to Mephibosheth, the only biblical character with a disability as a sustained character trait. Disability in the Hebrew Bible book The David Story contains some of the Bible's most striking images of by:   Mental and physical disability, ubiquitous in texts of the Hebrew Bible, receive their first thoroughgoing treatment in this monograph.

Olyan seeks to reconstruct the Hebrew Bible s particular ideas of what is disabling and their potential social ramifications/5. This unique interdisciplinary book uses a fresh approach to explore issues of disability in the Hebrew Bible. It examines how disability functions in the David Story (1 Samuel 16; 1 Kings 2) by paying special attention to Mephibosheth, the only biblical character Disability in the Hebrew Bible book a disability as a sustained character trait.

The David Story contains some of the Bible's most striking images of disability. This unique interdisciplinary book uses a fresh approach to explore issues of disability in the Hebrew Bible. It examines how disability functions in the David Story (1 Samuel 16; 1 Kings 2) by.

Disability in the Hebrew Bible By Jeremy Schipper The Hebrew Bible Disability in the Hebrew Bible book a great deal of language and imagery related to disability.

Contemporary notions of disability can refer to a wide variety of human conditions, even though these conditions may not share many common medical or biological traits. For example, the. The book is organized by genre of biblical literature.

First, the priestly literature articulates a binary concept of disability as impure and passive, i.e. as 'other' to the pure, holy, and active. By contrast, in the prophetic literature and the Psalms, images of disability structure communication among God, prophets, leaders, and : In their simplest form, the twenty-four books of the Jewish Bible – the Tanach – present a history of the first years from creation until the building of the second Temple in Jerusalem.

The books also relate the Disability in the Hebrew Bible book of the Jewish nation from its earliest stage, through the giving of the Law at Mount Sinai, and until the end of the first commonwealth.

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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - /5(20). More broadly, some chapters explicitly note that there is no particular treatment of disability or impairment within many biblical books.

These contributors tend to treat disability more symbolically, engaging in creative literary responses. The Bible and Disability: A Commentary (BDC) is the first comprehensive commentary on the Bible from the perspective of disability.

The BDC examines how the Bible constructs or reflects human wholeness, impairment, and disability in all their : $   About Disability Studies and the Hebrew Bible This unique interdisciplinary book uses a fresh approach to explore issues of disability in the Hebrew Bible.

It examines how disability functions in the David Disability in the Hebrew Bible book (1 Samuel 16; 1 Kings 2) by paying special attention to Mephibosheth, the only biblical character with a disability as a sustained character trait. The book is organized by genre of biblical literature.

First, the priestly literature articulates a binary concept of disability as impure and passive, i.e. as 'other' to the pure, holy, and active. By contrast, in the prophetic literature and the Psalms, images of disability structure communication among God, prophets, leaders, and people.

Here, disability does not simply mean impurity; its. This unique interdisciplinary book uses a fresh approach to explore issues of disability in the Hebrew Bible. It examines how disability functions into the "David Story" (1 Samuel 16; 1 Kings 2) by paying special attention to Mephibosheth, the only biblical character with a disability as a sustained character trait.

The "David Story" contains some of the Bible's most striking images of disability.4/5(3). Even though blindness, lameness, and several other physical conditions are included among biblical “defects,” deafness, muteness, and various diseases, as well as mental disability, are not categorized as such, and this chapter attempts to identify the rationale behind what constitutes a “defect.”.

"This unique interdisciplinary book uses a fresh approach to explore issues of disability in the Hebrew Bible. It examines how disability functions in the David Story (1 Samuel 16; 1 Kings 2) by paying special attention to Mephibosheth, the only biblical character with a disability as a sustained character trait.

Bible Disability and the Church is an inspiring and challenging study that rethinks the Bible's teaching on Bible has plenty to say about human disability; most of it is negative.

Yet Amos Yong -- a theologian whose life experience includes growing up alongside a brother with Down syndrome -- argues that it is the way we read biblical texts, not the Bible itself, that causes us Pages: Mental and physical disability, ubiquitous in texts of the Hebrew Bible, receive their first thoroughgoing treatment in this monograph.

Olyan seeks to reconstruct the Hebrew Bible’s particular ideas of what is disabling and their potential social ramifications. Disability Studies and the Hebrew Bible: Figuring Mephibosheth in the David Story, by Jeremy Schipper.

New York: T&T Clark, pp. $ New York: T&T Clark, pp. $ Mephiboshet, the son of Jonathan and grandson of King Saul, generally gets scant : Judith Abrams.

The Hebrew Bible, which is also called the Tanakh (/ t ɑː ˈ n ɑː x /; תָּנָ״ךְ, pronounced or the ; also Tenakh, Tenak, Tanach), or sometimes the Mikra, is the canonical collection of Hebrew scriptures, including the texts are almost exclusively in Biblical Hebrew, with a few passages in Biblical Aramaic instead (in the books of Daniel and Ezra, the verse Jeremiah 10 Language: Biblical Hebrew, Biblical Aramaic.

Disability in the Hebrew Bible: interpreting mental and physical differences. [Saul M Olyan] -- "Mental and physical disability, ubiquitous in texts of the Hebrew Bible, receive their. Hebrew Bible, also called Hebrew Scriptures, Old Testament, or Tanakh, collection of writings that was first compiled and preserved as the sacred books of the Jewish people.

It constitutes a large portion of the Christian Bible. A brief treatment of the Hebrew Bible follows. For full treatment, see biblical literature. In its general framework, the Hebrew Bible is the account of God’s. ENGLISH TRADITION: HEBREW TRANSLITERATION: TRANSLATION: Genesis: B'resheet: In the Beginning: Exodus: Shemot: Names: Leviticus: V'yakra: And He Called: Numbers: B.

The Epistle to the Hebrews, or Letter to the Hebrews, or in the Greek manuscripts, simply To the Hebrews (Πρὸς Ἑβραίους) is one of the books of the New Testament. The text does not mention the name of its author, but was traditionally attributed to Paul the r, doubt on Pauline authorship in the Roman Church is reported by Eusebius.

Nevi'im (/ n ə v i ˈ iː m, n ə ˈ v iː ɪ m /; Hebrew: נְבִיאִים Nəḇî'îm, "Prophets" literally "spokespersons") is the second main division of the Hebrew Bible (the Tanakh), between the Torah (instruction) and Ketuvim (writings).

The Nevi'im are divided into two groups. The Former Prophets (Hebrew: נביאים ראשונים Nevi'im Rishonim) consists of the narrative books. The Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia, abbreviated as BHS or rarely BH 4, is an edition of the Masoretic Text of the Hebrew Bible as preserved in the Leningrad Codex, and supplemented by masoretic and text-critical is the fourth edition in the Biblia Hebraica series started by Rudolf Kittel and is published by the Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft (German Bible Society) in StuttgartFollowed by: Biblia Hebraica Quinta.

*This is a work in progress. Eventually, each book can be clicked on for further information concerning that book. Only those that are finished or in the process of being finished will be available for viewing. Antilegomena, a direct transliteration of the Greek ἀντιλεγόμενα, refers to written texts whose authenticity or value is disputed.

Eusebius in his Church History (c. ) used the term for those Christian scriptures that were "disputed", literally "spoken against", in Early Christianity before the closure of the New Testament is a matter of categorical discussion whether.

The Bible has plenty to say about human disability; most of it is negative. Yet Amos Yong -- a theologian whose life experience includes growing up alongside a brother with Down syndrome -- argues that it is the way we read biblical texts, not the Bible itself, that causes us unthinkingly to marginalize those with disabilities.

This course is a survey of the major books and ideas of the Hebrew Bible (commonly called the Old Testament). The course will also treat the historical contexts in which the Bible emerged, and the Bible's role as canonical scripture in Judaism and Christianity.

Note: All readings in translation. No prior knowledge of the subject is assumed. Daniel 1 New International Version (NIV) Daniel’s Training in Babylon. 1 In the third year of the reign of Jehoiakim king of Judah, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came to Jerusalem and besieged it.

2 And the Lord delivered Jehoiakim king of Judah into his hand, along with some of the articles from the temple of God.

These he carried off to the temple of his god in Babylonia [] and put in the. Saul Olyan's monograph, Disability in the Hebrew Bible: Interpreting Mental and Physical Differences, argues that biblical disability (Hebrew מוּם) comes not from divine agency, but rather, from societal constructs.

Much like concepts of gender and race, disability is an invention used to generate and promote inequality. The Septuagint Bible arose in the 3rd century B.C., when the Hebrew Bible, or Old Testament, was translated into Greek.

The name Septuagint derives from the Latin word septuaginta, which means The Greek translation of the Hebrew Bible is called Septuagint because 70 or 72 Jewish scholars reportedly took part in the translation process.

Doug Petrovich documented in his recent book, “Hebrew, the world’s oldest Alphabet” ( AD), that all modern alphabets are derived from the Hebrew Alphabet, including English.

Petrovich was able to translate, for the first time, 16 ancient inscriptions that sat collecting dust in. Buy Disability Studies and the Hebrew Bible by Jeremy Schipper from Waterstones today.

Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Author: Jeremy Schipper. The Twelve, also called The Twelve Prophets, orThe Minor Prophets, book of the Hebrew Bible that contains the books of 12 minor prophets: Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi.

In most other versions of the Old Testament, each of these 12 is treated as a separate book (e.g., the Book of Hosea), but in the Hebrew Bible. In addition to the myriad editions of the Hebrew Bible (also known as the Tanach) available in book form, the entire Bible can be read in Hebrew and English on Sefaria, an online resource that enables users to search by keyword and provides links to commentaries and other related materials.

Below, we outline the contents of the Bible, with. Some of the most widely recognized phrases and sentences from the Bible come to us from the Book of Psalms, referred to in Hebrew as Tehillim (תהילים). (The above are PsalmPsalm and Psalm as translated in the King James Version.) And it’s no wonder.

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