Women's Inheritance Law in the Old Testament
Author
Nyimangyang Chang
Specifications
  • ISBN : 9789351484394
  • year : 2020
  • language : English
  • binding : Hardbound
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Description
The issue of land and its law of inheritance is not only a crucial concern in the Hebrew Bible but also in our society today. The book analyses this issue by a careful examination of biblical assessment of inheritance and ancient west Asian inheritance law along with inheritance rights of ancient Israel and Israelite women against the backdrop of Biblical scholarship. The author also attempts to link the concerned subject with the contemporary issues pertaining to women’s inheritance right. Contents Acknowledgment Foreword Abbreviations General Introduction 1. Status of Women in Ancient Israel 2. Biblical Understanding of Land and Its Relationship to the People of Israel 3. Property Inheritnace Rights of Women in the Old Testament in the Light of Ancient West Asia 4. Exegetical Study on Numbers 27:1-11; 36:1-13 5. A Critique on the Inheritance Rights of Women and Its Implication for Change Women General Conclusion Appendix-1 (-of Chapter five) Appendix-2: Questionnaire Bibliography Dr. Nyimangyang Chang is a member of Baptist Church. She hails from Tuensang District of Nagaland. She has been awarded several theology degrees, including Doctor of Theology (2017), all from Senate of Serampore College (University) / SATHRI. Her ministerial service includes teaching both at B.D. and M.Th. levels, chaplaincy and administrative responsibilities. Currently, she is the Dean of Graduate Studies and Head of the Department of Old Testament at Gurukul Lutheran Theological College & Research Institute, Chennai. She is married to Dr. L. Bimol and they are blessed with two children, Manna and Yensen.