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River Jordan: The Mythology of a Dividing Line
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 andExpand
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The Myth of Birthing the Hero: Heroic Barrenness in the Hebrew Bible
Motherhood in the Hebrew Bible has been celebrated as indicative of female strength as well as derided as patriarchy's primary entrapment. Somewhere between the two, birth figures as a moment ofExpand
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My Home is Over Jordan: River as Border in Israeli and Palestinian National Mythology
‘From the River to the Sea’ rings the refrain that defines the terrain of desire for Zionist and Palestinian national movements and promises both circumscription and distinction. Since theExpand
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Chapter Two. ISRAEL AND MOAB AS NATION AND ANTI-NATION
Conclusion. End This War
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