Mothers on the Margin?: The Significance of the Women in Matthew’s Genealogy

Mothers on the Margin?: The Significance of the Women in Matthew's GenealogyDescription: The Gospel of Matthew opens with a patrilineal genealogy of Jesus that intriguingly includes five women: Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, “”she of Uriah,”” and Mary. In a gospel that has a strongly Jewish and male-orientated outlook, why are women incorporated? In particular, why include these four Old Testament women alongside Mary? Rejecting traditional as well as feminist views, Anne Clements undertakes a close literary reading of the narratives to discern how each woman is characterized and …

Mothers on the Margin?

Mothers on the Margin?Description: The Gospel of Matthew opens with a patrilineal genealogy of Jesus that intriguingly includes five women: Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, “”she of Uriah,”” and Mary. In a gospel that has a strongly Jewish and male-orientated outlook, why are women incorporated? In particular, why include these four Old Testament women alongside Mary? Rejecting traditional as well as feminist views, Anne Clements undertakes a close literary reading of the narratives to discern how each woman is characterized and …

Mothers on the Margin?: The Significance of the Women in Matthew’s Genealogy: Written by E. Anne Clements, 2014 Edition, Publisher: Pickwick Publications [Paperback]

Mothers on the Margin?: The Significance of the Women in Matthew's Genealogy: Written by E. Anne Clements, 2014 Edition, Publisher: Pickwick Publications [Paperback]Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, “she of Uriah” and Mary all initially occupy places on the margins and consequently represent both those who are outsiders to Israel and those on the margins within Israel. The inclusion of these women in Matthew’s gospel serves to signal the importance of those on the margins in the ministry of the Messiah and to anticipate Matthew’s rhetoric concerning the broadening of Israel’s boundaries to include Gentile outsiders….

Worker-Mothers on the Margins of Europe: Gender and Migration between Moldova and Istanbul

Worker-Mothers on the Margins of Europe: Gender and Migration between Moldova and IstanbulFollowing Moldovan women who “commute” for six to twelve months at a time to work as domestics in Istanbul, Worker-Mothers on the Margins of Europe explores the world of undocumented migrants from a postsocialist state. Leyla J. Keough examines the gendered moral economies that shape the perspectives of the migrants, their employers in Turkey, their communities in Moldova, and the International Organization for Migration. She finds that their socialist past continues to color how the women view …

Mothers on the Margin?: The Significance of the Women in Matthew’s Genealogy by E. Anne Clements (2014-05-01)

Mothers on the Margin?: The Significance of the Women in Matthew's Genealogy by E. Anne Clements (2014-05-01)Following Moldovan women who “commute” for six to twelve months at a time to work as domestics in Istanbul, Worker-Mothers on the Margins of Europe explores the world of undocumented migrants from a postsocialist state. Leyla J. Keough examines the gendered moral economies that shape the perspectives of the migrants, their employers in Turkey, their communities in Moldova, and the International Organization for Migration. She finds that their socialist past continues to color how the women view …

Mothers on the Margin?: The Significance of the Women in Matthew’s Genealogy by E. Anne Clements (2014-05-01)

Mothers on the Margin?: The Significance of the Women in Matthew's Genealogy by E. Anne Clements (2014-05-01)Following Moldovan women who “commute” for six to twelve months at a time to work as domestics in Istanbul, Worker-Mothers on the Margins of Europe explores the world of undocumented migrants from a postsocialist state. Leyla J. Keough examines the gendered moral economies that shape the perspectives of the migrants, their employers in Turkey, their communities in Moldova, and the International Organization for Migration. She finds that their socialist past continues to color how the women view …

Mothers on the Margin? by E. Anne Clements (2014-05-01)

Mothers on the Margin? by E. Anne Clements (2014-05-01)Following Moldovan women who “commute” for six to twelve months at a time to work as domestics in Istanbul, Worker-Mothers on the Margins of Europe explores the world of undocumented migrants from a postsocialist state. Leyla J. Keough examines the gendered moral economies that shape the perspectives of the migrants, their employers in Turkey, their communities in Moldova, and the International Organization for Migration. She finds that their socialist past continues to color how the women view …

Mothers on the Margin?: The Significance of the Women in Matthew’s Genealogy

Mothers on the Margin?: The Significance of the Women in Matthew’s GenealogyThe Gospel of Matthew opens with a patrilineal genealogy of Jesus that intriguingly includes five women: Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, “she of Uriah,” and Mary. In a gospel that has a strongly Jewish and male-orientated outlook, why are women incorporated? In particular, why include these four Old Testament women alongside Mary?Rejecting traditional as well as feminist views, Anne Clements undertakes a close literary reading of the narratives to discern how each woman is characterized and presented. All a…

Worker-Mothers on the Margins of Europe: Gender and Migration between Moldova and Istanbul

Worker-Mothers on the Margins of Europe: Gender and Migration between Moldova and IstanbulFollowing Moldovan women who “commute” for six to twelve months at a time to work as domestics in Istanbul, Worker-Mothers on the Margins of Europe explores the world of undocumented migrants from a postsocialist state. Leyla J. Keough examines the gendered moral economies that shape the perspectives of the migrants, their employers in Turkey, their communities in Moldova, and the International Organization for Migration. She finds that their socialist past continues to color how the women view …

Worker-Mothers on the Margins of Europe: Gender and Migration between Moldova and Istanbul by Leyla J. Keough (2016-02-01)

Worker-Mothers on the Margins of Europe: Gender and Migration between Moldova and Istanbul by Leyla J. Keough (2016-02-01)Following Moldovan women who “commute” for six to twelve months at a time to work as domestics in Istanbul, Worker-Mothers on the Margins of Europe explores the world of undocumented migrants from a postsocialist state. Leyla J. Keough examines the gendered moral economies that shape the perspectives of the migrants, their employers in Turkey, their communities in Moldova, and the International Organization for Migration. She finds that their socialist past continues to color how the women view …