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The female imagery in the Book of Hosea. Considering the marriage metaphor in Hosea 1-2 by listening to female voices

@article{Boshoff2002TheFI,
  title={The female imagery in the Book of Hosea. Considering the marriage metaphor in Hosea 1-2 by listening to female voices},
  author={W. Boshoff},
  journal={Old Testament essays},
  year={2002},
  volume={15},
  pages={23-41}
}
  • W. Boshoff
  • Published 2002
  • Sociology
  • Old Testament essays
The female imagery in the Book of Hosea is a serious bone of contention for many scholars, but nowhere is it so severely debated and criticised as in feminist circles. This article focuses on contributions to the debate by female scholars only. The authors are grouped into three categories: pre-feministic or uncritical, feministic or critical, and post-feministic or innovative, based on their handling of the female imagery in Hosea. It seems that an impasse is reached in the feminist… Expand
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