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Dora Mbuwayesango

Dora Mbuwayesango
 

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF OLD TESTAMENT

B.A. and B.A. (Hons), University of Zimbabwe (1986, 1987);
M.T.S., Harvard Divinity School (1990);
Ph.D., Emory University (1998).
Denominational Affiliation:
Anglican/Episcopal

Teaching Interests:
The Pentateuch
The Prophets
Women in the Hebrew Bible
Sexuality in the Hebrew Bible


Publications and Presentations:
"Joshua" in Global Bible Commentary (Daniel Patte, ed., Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2004)

"Can Daughters be Sons?: The Daughters of Zelophehad in Patriarchal and Imperial Society" in Relating to the Text: Form Critical and Interdisciplinary Insights on the Bible (Timothy Sandoval and Carleen Mondolfo, eds., Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 2004)

"How Local Divine Powers Were Suppressed: A Case Study of the Mwari of the Shona" in Other Ways of Reading: African Women and the Bible (Musa Dube, ed.; Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2001)

Childlessness and Woman-to-Woman Relationships in Genesis and in African Patriarchal Society: Sarah and Hagar from a Zimbabwean Woman's Perspective (Gen. 16:1-16; 21:8-12)" in Reading the Bible as Women: Perspectives from Africa, Asia, and Latin America (Phyllis Bird, ed.; Atlanta: 1997)


Current Areas of Research:

Sexuality in the Pentateuch


Memberships:

Society of Biblical Literature, Association of Anglican Biblical Scholars