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Book of Ruth

Selected full-text books and articles on this topic

Scrolls of Love: Reading Ruth and the Song of Songs
Peter S. Hawkins; Lesleigh Cushing Stahlberg.
Fordham University Press, 2006
Wisdom Literature: Job, Proverbs, Ruth, Canticles, Ecclesiastes, and Esther
Roland E. Murphy.
W.B. Eerdmans, 1981
The Book of Ruth as Exegetical Literature
Fischer, Irmtraud.
European Judaism, Vol. 40, No. 2, Autumn 2007
Rabbinic Readings of Ruth
Magonet, Jonathan.
European Judaism, Vol. 40, No. 2, Autumn 2007
Assertive Biblical Women
William E. Phipps.
Greenwood Press, 1992
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 5 "Naomi and Ruth"
The Feminine Unconventional: Four Subversive Figures in Israel's Tradition
André Lacocque.
Fortress Press, 1990
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 6 "Ruth"
How to Read the Bible
Marc Zvi Brettler.
Jewish Publication Society, 2005
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 26 "'Why Are You So Kind...When I Am a Foreigner?': Ruth vs. Esther"
God, Gender, and the Bible
Deborah F. Sawyer.
Routledge, 2002
Librarian’s tip: "Ruth" begins on p. 80
Kings & Prophets: Monarchic Power, Inspired Leadership, & Sacred Text in Biblical Narrative
Cristiano Grottanelli.
Oxford University Press, 1999
Librarian’s tip: Chap. I "The King's Grace and the Helpless Woman: Ruth, Charila, Sita"
Eros and the Jews: From Biblical Israel to Contemporary America
David Biale.
Basic Books, 1992
Librarian’s tip: "Ruth: Sexual Subversion and the Origins of King David" begins on p. 13
With Reverence for the Word: Medieval Scriptural Exegesis in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
Jane Dammen McAuliffe; Barry D. Walfish; Joseph W. Goering.
Oxford University Press, 2003
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 8 "Typology, Narrative, and History: Isaac ben Joseph ha-Kohen on the Book of Ruth"
The Voices of Ruth and Naomi: Cultural Transformation through Librettos and Music. (Dimensions of Jewish Music)
Leneman, Helen.
European Judaism, Vol. 35, No. 2, Autumn 2002
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