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CONTENTS Preface to the Second Edition CHAPTER 1 Introduction: Why Judges? Gale A. Yee CHAPTER 2 Narrative Criticism of Judges: Human Purpose in Conflict with Divine Presence Richard G. Bowman CHAPTER 3 Social Scientific Criticism: Judges 9 and Issues of Kinship Naomi Steinberg CHAPTER 4 Feminist Criticism: Whose Interests Are Being Served? J. Cheryl Exum CHAPTER 5 Structuralist Criticism: The Text's World of Meaning David Jobling CHAPTER 6 Deconstructive Criticism: Achsah and the (E)razed City of Writing Danna Nolan Fewell CHAPTER 7 Ideological Criticism: Judges 17/21 and the Dismembered Body Gale A. Yee CHAPTER 8 Postcolonial Criticism: Who is the Other in the Book of Judges? Uriah Kim CHAPTER 9 Gender Criticism: The Un-manning of Abimelech Ken Stone CHAPTER 10 Cultural Criticism: Uses of Judges through the Centuries David M. Gunn GLOSSARY INDEXES CONTRIBUTORS
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Bible. O.T. Judges -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible -- Hermeneutics.