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Amy Kalmanofsky

Amy Kalmanofsky is assistant professor of Bible at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York and an ordained rabbi in the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. She has authored Terror All Around: Horror, Monsters, and Theology in the Book of Jeremiah (2008) and a number of scholarly articles and is a contributor to The Torah: A Women’s Commentary (2008).

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Release date: 
January 1, 2014

Fathers, sons, and mothers take center stage in the Bible's grand narratives, Amy Kalmanofsky observes. Sisters and sisterhood receive less attention in scholarship but, she argues, play an important role in narratives, revealing anxieties related to desire, agency, and solidarity among women playing out (and playing against) their roles in a patrilineal society.