Footnotes


1 - Ostriker, Alicia Suskin. The Nakedness of the Fathers: Biblical Visions and Revisions. (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press. 1994) p 184.

2 - Meyers, Carol. Ancient Israelite Women in Context. (New York: Oxford University Press. 1988) p 189.

3 - Schlessinger, Laura Dr. How Could You Do That? (New York: Harper Collins Publishers. 1966) p 185.

4 - Noveck, Simon Ed. Great Jewish Personalities in Ancient and Medieval Times. (Clinton, Mass: B'nai B'rith Dept. of Adult Jewish Education: Colonial Press, Inc. 1959) p 44.

5 - Barthel, Manfred. What the Bible Really Says: Casting New Light on the Book of Books. (New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc. 1982) p 17.

6 - Samuel, Maurice. Certain People of the Book. (New York: Union of American Hebrew Congregations, 1955) p 216.

7 - Rosenberg, Joel. King and Kin: Political Allegory in the Hebrew Bible. (Indianapolis: University Press, 1986) p 153.

8 - Meyers, p 185.

9 - Barthel, p 168.

10 - Schlessinger, p 87.

11 - Samuel, p 205.

12 - Tanakh: The Holy Scriptures. (Philadelphia, New York, Jerusalem: The Jewish Publication Society, 1968), I Samuel 16:12.

13 - Meyers, p 174.

14 - Ibid, p 175.

15 - Samuel, p 216.

16 - Biale, David. Eros and the Jews: From Biblical Israel to Contemporary America. (New York: Basic Books, a division of Harper Collins Publishers, 1992) p 19.

17 - Samuel, p 220.

18 - Ibid, p 220.

19 - Keller, Wenner. The Bible as History. (New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc. 1981) p 144.

20 - Schlessinger, p 226.

21 - Ibid, p 232.

22 - Schlessinger, Laura Dr. ten Stupid things Women do to Mess Up their Lives. (New York: Harper Collins Publishers, 1994) p 53.