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Book: The Old Testament Hebrew Scriptures in Five Minutes

Chapter: 66. Jezebel: Does She Deserve Her Bad Reputation?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.44927


Using the trope of the dangerous foreign woman, Jezebel’s story is part of a larger discussion of Israel’s relation to its neighbors and the worship of deities other than Yhwh.

Chapter Contributors

  • Kristin Joachimsen ([email protected] - kJoachimsen) 'Norwegian School of Theology, Religion and Society'