Biblical Commentary and Midrash

Feminist Imagination and the Bible
The Nakedness of the Fathers: Biblical visions and Revisions
For theLove of God: the Bible as an Open Book

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"Some Notes of A on The Book of J," Iowa Review 21, no. 3 (fall 1991) Forum on The Book of J. pp. 11-18.

“God the Mother, God the Father,” Jerusalem Report, Oct. 5, 1995

“Back to the Garden: Reading the Bible as a Feminist,” People of the Book: Thirty Scholars Reflect on Their Jewish Identity, ed. Shelley Fisher Fishkin and Jeffrey Rubin-Dorsky. Madison: Univ. of Wisconsin Press, 1996.

Chloe and Olivia Meet the Death of God,” Virginia Woolf: Texts and Contexts: Selected Papers from the Fifth Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf, ed. Beth Rigel Daugherty and Eileen Barrett (Lanham, MD: Pace Univ. Press, 1996.

“Midrash and Multiplicity,” Living Text: the Journal of Contemporary Midrash, no. 2, winter 1997.

“A Triple Hermeneutic: Scripture and Revisionist Women’s Poetry,” A Feminist Companion to Reading the Bible: Approaches, Methods and Strategies, ed. Athalya Brenner and Carol Fontaine. Sheffield, Eng.: Sheffield Press, 1997.

“Esther,” A Line of Cutting Women, Corvallis Or.; Calyx, Inc., fall 1998.

“Eine Kleine Purimspiel,” with Peter Pitzele. Biblicon 3, May 1998.

“White Fire: the Art of Writing Midrash,” Reform Judaism, 28.2 (Winter 1999).

“A Holy of Holies: The Song of Songs as Countertext,” The Song of Songs: A Feminist Companion to the Bible, Second Series. Ed. Athalya Brenner and Carole R. Fontaine. Sheffield, Eng.: Sheffield Academic Press, 2000.

“The Book of Ruth and the Love of the Land,” Biblical Interpretation 10.4. 343-359.

“Whither Exodus? Movies as Midrash,” Michigan Quarterly Review 42.1 (Winter 2003) Special Issue; Jewish in America.

“Ecclesiastes; a Personal Essay,”American Poetry Review,34.1, Jan-Feb. 2005

“Shulamith Hareven’s The Miracle Hater; A Feminist Novel?” Mainstream 51.3, May-June 2005.

“Jonah: The Book of the Question,” Georgia Review, summer 2005.

If the Psalms Aren’t Poetry, they’re useless.” A dialogue with Peter O’leary.

“Secular and Sacred: Returning (to) the Repressed,” in Radical Poetics and Secular Jewish Culture, ed. Stephen Paul Miler and Daniel Morris. Tuscalosa:University of Alabama Press, 2010.