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ATHALYA BRENNER, SHORT CURRICULUM VITAE, MAY 2012

Personal Data

Name:                                     Athalya Brenner

Date of Birth:                         17th July, 1943

Place of Birth:                        Haifa, Israel

Marital Status:                       Divorced

Children:                                 One son, born 1972

Nationality:                            Israeli and Dutch

Lives:                                       In Haifa and in Amsterdam

 

Academic Degrees

2002                                      Honorary PhD, University of Bonn, Germany

1979                                       PhD, Near Eastern Studies/Bible, University of Manchester, England

1973                                       MA, Biblical Studies, Hebrew University, Jerusalem

1970                                      BA, Biblical Studies and English Language and Literature, Haifa University

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Publications

 

Athalya Brenner, List of Publications (updated to May 2012)

 

Ph.D. Dissertation

Brenner, A., Colour Terms in the Old Testament, University of Manchester, Manchester, England. Supervisor: Prof. James Barr

 

Books, Authored

Brenner, A., Colour Terms in the Old Testament (Ph.D. Dissertation; Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1982), 300 pp.

Brenner, A., The Israelite Woman: Social Role and Literary Type in Biblical Narrative (Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1985), 150 pp.; trans. into Japanese by T. and T. Yamku (Tokyo: Shinchi Shobo, 1988), 244 pp; trans. into Portuguese, 2004.

Brenner, A., The Book of Ruth: Literary, Stylistic and Linguistic Studies (in Hebrew; Tel Aviv: Afik and Sifriyat Po'alim, 1988), 168 pp.

Brenner, A., The Song of Songs (Old Testament Guides Series; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press for the British Society for Old Testament Study, 1989), 106 pp.

Brenner, A., and van Dijk-Hemmes, F., On Gendering Texts: Female and Male Voices in the Hebrew Bible (Leiden: Brill, 1993), 210 pp.

Brenner, A. The Intercourse of Knowledge: On Gendering Love, Desire and 'Sexuality' in the Hebrew Bible (Leiden: Brill, 1997), 200 pp.

Brenner, A., I Am: Biblical Women Tell their own Stories (Minneapolis: Fortress Press: 2004), 248 + pp.

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Courses

  • The Esther Scroll: story, language, history, ideology
  • Life and death in biblical wisdom literature
  • The bible and/in cultural studies
  • The Song of Songs revisited
  • The bible as transformed through reception: from text to culture
  • War, violence, gender and conflict-solving in the Hebrew Bible
  • New approaches to biblical studies
  • "Eat and drink for tomorrow we shall dies": eating and drinking in the Hebrew bible
  • Institutions and roles in biblical societies
Last updated: 04.06.2012