Gender, power, and persuasion the Genesis narratives and contemporary portraits by Mignon R. Jacobs

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StatementMignon R. Jacobs.
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Gender, Power, and Persuasion peels away centuries-old misconceptions about biblical narratives that have been used to perpetuate gender roles, reinforce biases, and wield power.

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In Gender, Power, and Persuasion, Mignon Jacobs examines the ancient Genesis narratives with fresh insight and weaves together both a faithful identification of key texts and a modern "multicritical" analysis of those texts. Indeed, this book is particularly relevant for egalitarians looking for different methodologies to address the gender issues of the familiar Genesis stories.

Gender, Power, and Persuasion peels away centuries-old misconceptions about biblical narratives that have been used to perpetuate gender roles, reinforce biases, and wield power. Probing the dynamics between God and humans and between the genders in the book of Genesis, this thoughtful work provides a new understanding of relational and functional types of power and the strategies of persuasion.

Most crucially, as the title suggests, Jacobs explores the Genesis narratives from “the conceptual framework of gender as it is manifested in power and persuasion” (). The book is divided into three main sections.

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