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Baruch and the Letter of Jeremiah /

Marie-Theres Wacker ; Carol J. Dempsey, volume editor ; Barbara E. Reid, OP, general editor.

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Author: Wacker, Marie-Theres
Published: Collegeville, Minnesota : Liturgical Press, 2016.
Series: Wisdom commentary ; v. 31.
Topics: Bible. Baruch - Commentaries. | Epistle of Jeremiah - Commentaries. | Bible. Baruch - Feminist criticism. | Epistle of Jeremiah - Feminist criticism.
Genres: Commentaries.
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245 10|aBaruch and the Letter of Jeremiah /|cMarie-Theres Wacker ; Carol J. Dempsey, volume editor ; Barbara E. Reid, OP, general editor.
264 1|aCollegeville, Minnesota :|bLiturgical Press,|c2016.
300 |axlvi, 157 pages ; 24 cm.
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490 1 |aWisdom commentary ;|vVolume 31
500 |a"A Michael Glazier book."
504 |aIncludes bibliographical references (pages 135-143) and indexes.
505 0 |aBaruch: introduction -- Baruch 1:1-15a : Connecting Babylon and Jerusalem -- Baruch 1:1-15b-3:8 : The exiles' prayer -- Baruch 3:9-4:4: Where wisdom is to be found -- Baruch 4;5-5:9: Jerusalem, woman-city and Mother of Israel -- Baruch 1-5: Looking back as a feminist reader -- The letter (epistle) of Jeremiah (Bar 6:1-73): A deconstruction of images -- A personal final conclusion.
520 |aBaruch and the Letter of Jeremiah are among the so-called deuterocanonical books of the Bible, part of the larger Catholic biblical canon. Except for a short article in the Women's Bible Commentary, no detailed or comprehensive feminist commentary on these books is available so far. Marie-heres Wacker reads both books with an approach that is sensitive to gender and identity issues. The book of Baruch -- with its reflections on guilt of the fathers, with its transformation of wisdom into the Book of God's commandments, and with its strong symbol of mother and queen Jerusalem -- offers a new and creative digest of Torah, writings, and prophets but seems to address primarily learned men. The so-called Letter of Jeremiah is an impressive document that unmasks pseudo-deities but at the same draws sharp lines between the group's identity and the "others," using women of the "others" as boundary markers.
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