Interpretation of the Women in the Biblical Literature

Zhongxiang CHEN

Abstract


Bible as literature and Bible as religion are comparative. It is without doubt that Bible, as a religious doctrine, has played a great role in Judaism and Christianity. It is meanwhile a whole literature collection of history, law, ethics, poems, proverbs, biography and legends. As the source of western literature, Bible has significant influence on the English language and culture, English writing and modeling of characters in the subsequent time. Interpreting the female characters in the Bible would affirm the value of women, view the feminist criticism in an objective way and agree the harmonious relationship between the men and the women. 


Keywords


Biblical Literature; positive character; negative character

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18533/rss.v1i6.36

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