On Virtue : What Bathsheba Taught Me about My Maligned Sisters

The author discusses the lessons he learned about virtue and women from his study of the scriptural account of Bathsheba, a young Jewish wife. Topics discussed include the first time that the author heard about the story of David and Bathesheba and Bathesheba as a symbol of maligned women for him an...

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Main Author: Henderson, Mel (Author)
Format: Electronic Article
Language: English
Check availability: HBZ Gateway
Published: [2015]
In: Dialogue
Year: 2015, Volume: 48, Issue: 2, Pages: 67-80
Further subjects: B BIBLE
B JEWISH women
B VIRTUES
B WOMEN in the Bible
B BIBLE stories
Online Access: Volltext
Summary: The author discusses the lessons he learned about virtue and women from his study of the scriptural account of Bathsheba, a young Jewish wife. Topics discussed include the first time that the author heard about the story of David and Bathesheba and Bathesheba as a symbol of maligned women for him and the proverbs recognized as the seminal Judeo-Christian treatise on feminine virtue.