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Loving YusufConceptual Travels from Present to Past

Loving Yusuf: Conceptual Travels from Present to Past

Mieke Bal

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226035864
eISBN:
9780226035888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226035888.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

When the author of this book reread the story of Joseph and Potiphar's wife as an adult, she was struck by differences between her childhood memories of a moral tale and what she read today. This ... More

River JordanThe Mythology of a Dividing Line

River Jordan: The Mythology of a Dividing Line

Rachel Havrelock

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226319575
eISBN:
9780226319599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319599.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

As the site of several miracles in the Jewish and Christian traditions, the Jordan is one of the world's holiest rivers. It is also the major political and symbolic border contested by Israelis and ... More

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