Book of Ruth

Book of Ruth: Selected full-text books and articles

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
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"
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