Nicole Ruane

LECTURER
Phone: (603) 862-2052
Office: Classics, Humanities, & Italian Studies, Murkland Hall Rm 315, Durham, NH 03824
Nicole Ruane

Education

  • Ph.D., Biblical Studies, Union Theological Seminary
  • M.A., Union Theological Seminary
  • B.A., Religious Studies, Hamilton College

Research Interests

  • Bible
  • Gender studies
  • Literary theory
  • Religion

Courses Taught

  • CLAS 520: Greek & Roman Religion
  • GREK 504: Intermediate ClassicalGreek II
  • HUMA 401: Intro Humanities:Power & Resp
  • HUMA 440: Hon/That Belongs in a Museum
  • HUMA 500: Critical Methods in Humanities
  • HUMA 510: Ancient World
  • HUMA 592: Spec Top/God:The Early History
  • HUMA 700: Sem/Violence & Society
  • HUMA 730: Spc Stdy Sem/Gen Viol & Soc
  • WS 632: Feminist Thought

Selected Publications

Ruane, N. J. (2019). Constructing Contagion on Yom Kippur: Reflections on the Scapegoat as Ḥaṭṭa’t.. In T. Heike, & C. Eberhart (Eds.), Writing a Commentary on Leviticus: Hermeneutics -- Methodology -- Themes (Vol. 276). Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.

Ruane, N. (2017). Why Does the Bible Prohibit Eating Pork?
http://global.oup.com/obso/focus/focus_on_why_does_the_bible_prohibit_eating_pork/. Retrieved from http://global.oup.com/

Ruane, N. (2016). “When Women Aren’t Enough: Gender Criticism in Feminist Hebrew Bible Interpretation.”. In Feminist Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in Retrospect. III. Methods (Vol. 3).

Ruane. (2015). Pigs, Purity, and Patrilineality: The Multiparity of Swine and Its Problems for Biblical Ritual and Gender Construction. Journal of Biblical Literature, 134(3), 489. doi:10.15699/jbl.1343.2015.2996

Ruane, N. J., & Ruane, N. J. (2013). Impurity and the Creation of Difference. In SACRIFICE AND GENDER IN BIBLICAL LAW (pp. 148-193). Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Ruane, N. J. (2013). Sacrifice and Gender in Biblical Law. Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/cbo9781139046961

Ruane, N. J., & Ruane, N. J. (2013). Mothers, Milk, and Meat: The Exclusion of Motherhood from Sacrifice in Cultic Food Laws. In SACRIFICE AND GENDER IN BIBLICAL LAW (pp. 77-105). Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Ruane, N. J., & Ruane, N. J. (2013). Gender, Animals, and Sacrificial Victimology. In SACRIFICE AND GENDER IN BIBLICAL LAW (pp. 40-76). Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Ruane, N. J., & Ruane, N. J. (2013). Females and Death: The Sacred Impurity of the Red Cow. In SACRIFICE AND GENDER IN BIBLICAL LAW (pp. 106-147). Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Ruane, N. J., & Ruane, N. J. (2013). Fathers and Firstlings: The Gendered Rhetoric of Child Sacrifice. In SACRIFICE AND GENDER IN BIBLICAL LAW (pp. 194-227). Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Most Cited Publications