Susan Niditch's commentary on the book of Judges pays careful attention to the literary and narrative techniques of the text and yields fresh readings of the book's difficult passages: stories of violence, ethnic conflict, and gender issues. Niditch aptly and richly conveys the theological impact and enduring significance of these stories.
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is Samuel Green Professor of Religion at Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts. She is the author of many books, including Oral World and Written Word: Ancient Israelite Literature
, part of the acclaimed Library of Ancient Israel series.ISBN: 9780664238315