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Marriage and metaphor

Gail Susan Labovitz

Marriage and metaphor

constructions of gender in rabbinic literature

by Gail Susan Labovitz

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Published in Lanham, MD : Lexington Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women in rabbinical literature,
  • Marriage in rabbinical literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesConstructions of gender in rabbinic literature
    StatementGail Labovitz.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM496.9.W7 L33 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23614128M
    ISBN 109780739134252, 9780739134276
    LC Control Number2009025940

    A brief outline of the concepts presented in the Book of Hosea exist below: Chapters 1–2; Account of Hosea's marriage with Gomer biographically which is a metaphor for the relationship with YHWH and Israel. Chapter 3; Account of Hosea's marriage autobiographically. This is possibly a marriage to . The union of man and woman in marriage is a mystery because it conceals, as in a parable, a truth about Christ and the church. The divine reality hidden in the metaphor of marriage is that God ordained a permanent union between His Son and the church. Human marriage is the earthly image of this divine plan. As God willed for Christ and the.

      A flourishing garden is the metaphor for marriage in this unique book. Marriages, like gardens, flourish when they are tended with care – watered, weeded and nurtured, according to the co-authors of “The Marriage Garden,” H. Wallace Goddard and James P. Marshall. In this volume, Polish Reformed academic Sebastian Smolarz demonstrates that the divine marriage metaphor is also one of the leading NT metaphors used to describe God's restored covenant relationship with his people, especially in the Book of Revelation. Smolarz argues for continuity between OT and NT concepts and theologies in general, and for.

    The marriage metaphor communicated the depth of the Lord's love for Israel and the intimacy of their relationship. Per Hayes and Duvall, only a small percentage of old testament prophetic material deals with events that are still future to us. 13 The supposed sacred marriage ceremony in the Mesopotamian Akitu festival is likewise not to be confused with the husband/wife metaphor for divine human relations. Full details concern-ing this ceremony are clothed in obscurity and, in any case, bear no resemblance to the metaphor of the husband and wife utilized in the Scriptures.


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Even though the vast majority of people lived in heated homes, got into heated cars, and drove to heated destinations, we lamented every moment of it. Those in-between moments, in which we were forced into contact with the natural world, felt unbearable.

The Metaphor of Marriage in Hosea Leif Fredheim “Go, marry a promiscuous woman and have children with her, for like an adulterous wife this land is guilty of unfaithfulness to the Lord” (Hosea ). The message of Hosea is provocative. For this very reason, the biblical book of Hosea has frustrated and intrigued scholars for over two millennia.

The Boys in the Boat — a Metaphor for Marriage Related Articles This article features affiliate links towhere a small commission is paid to Psych Central if a book is purchased. The language in these chapters is graphic, but within the context of the marriage metaphor, the message is very clear.

In consideration of the gross infidelity of the unrepentant bride, the Bridegroom finally set aside the betrothal covenants with a humiliating and symbolic public divorce of the Northern Kingdom (Israel)—the Assyrian.

Darryl W. Stephens on Leslie Harris’s State of the Marital Union Leslie J. Harris, State of the Marital Union: Rhetoric, Identity, and Nineteenth-Century Marriage Controversies, Baylor University Press,pp., $ It is easy to get tripped up by the tropes of our own times.

In the wake of Obergefellwe would do well to consider the rhetorical as well as the cultural and. In Marriage and Metaphor, Gail Labovitz explores gender relations in marriage within rabbinic tz shows how rabbis use the concepts of property and ownership to discuss the roles of a husband and wife, Marriage and metaphor book modeling marriage after a business transaction-one in which the wife is seen as an acquisition owned by and subject to the : Hardcover.

We always spoke of our love in metaphors. But symbols couldn’t sustain our marriage. It turned out marriage isn't a tree, or a rock, or a roof, or any of the other words we'd relied : Melissa Duclos. Marriage according to bourgeois conception was a contract, a legal business affair, and the most important one at that, because it decided the weal and woe of body and spirit of two beings for life.

I see now that that marriage with Rogojin was an insane idea. The book of Ezekiel presents the reader with numerous challenges. Strange, psychedelic sequences, bizarre performance prophecy and intensely graphic language all challenge the limits of the exegete.

Not least among such challenges are the marriage metaphors of chapters 16 and 23 which are undoubtedly among the most visceral and graphic portions of Bible. In this volume, Polish Reformed academic Sebastian Smolarz demonstrates that the divine marriage metaphor is also one of the leading NT metaphors used to describe God's restored covenant relationship with his people, especially in the Book of z argues for continuity between OT and NT concepts and theologies in general, and for 5/5(2).

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ABOUT THE DREAM HOME BOOK. In The Dream Home, Drs. Elias and Denise Moitinho use the home as a metaphor for marriage, along with multiple analogies, to address the various areas of marriage in a creative way. They offer practical tips and relationship skills grounded on a solid biblical worldview to guide couples through the process of creating.

The marriage metaphor has been carried full circle by Hosea when he speaks of the Lord's betrothing ('arosh) Israel (Hos. 2:[]). While the verb appears eleven times in the Old Testament, the three occurrences expressing emphasis in this setting of Hosea are its only figurative uses.

The book reveals the way in which scholarship has repeatedly stifled the prophetic metaphorical language by reading it within the 'default contexts' of 'the marriage metaphor' and 'cultic. Queer Theory and the Prophetic Marriage Metaphor in the Hebrew Bible draws on contemporary scholarship to critique this hetero-normativity.

The book examines the methodological issues involved in the application of queer theory to biblical texts and draws on the concept of gender performativity - the construction of gender through action and Author: Stuart Macwilliam.

Welcome to Dance And Marriage. This site is dedicated to one of the greatest causes of all: helping build strong families, relationsh ips, and marriages with the Bible as a guidebook and Ballroom Dancing as a metaphor.

Ballroom Dancing and marriage are so much alike they're almost mirror images of each other. The primary metaphor Jeremiah used to describe the relationship between God and Israel was that of marriage.

In the marriage metaphor God is portrayed as the husband who has been betrayed by his wife and expresses all the anger and disappointment that follows betrayal. The marriage metaphor reflects the depth of Israel’s infidelity. Arranged Marriage Metaphors and Similes.

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Written by Ruchika Thukral Because all over India, at this very moment, widows in white saris are bowing their veiled heads, serving tea to in-laws.

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