Athalya Brenner, “Female social behaviour: two descriptive patterns within the ‘birth of the hero’ paradigm,” Vetus Testamentum 36 (1986), p. 257–273. This paradigm has been described by Otto Rank, Myth of the Birth of the Hero, reprinted in Robert A. Segal, ed., In Quest of the Hero (Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, 1990), pp. 1–86; Joseph Campbell, The Hero with A Thousand Faces (Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, 1933); Alan Dundes, “The Hero Pattern and the Life of Jesus,” reprinted in Robert A Segal, ed., In Quest of the Hero (Princeton Univ. Press 1990) pp. 177–223.