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The house of the mother : the social roles of maternal kin in Biblical Hebrew narrative and poetry

Author: Cynthia R Chapman
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2016] ©2016
Series: Anchor Yale Bible reference library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A novel approach to Israelite kinship, arguing that maternal kinship bonds played key social, economic, and political roles for a son who aspired to inherit his father's household Upending traditional scholarship on patrilineal genealogy, Cynthia Chapman draws on twenty years of research to uncover an underappreciated yet socially significant kinship unit in the Bible: "the house of the mother." In households where  Read more...
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Chapman, Cynthia R., 1964-
House of the mother.
New Haven : Yale University Press, [2016]
(DLC) 2016934919
(OCoLC)945946547
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia R Chapman
ISBN: 9780300224801 030022480X
OCLC Number: 959713175
Description: 1 online resource (131 pages)
Contents: Introduction: Disrupting the begats (tôlēdôt) --
1. House (bayit) --
2. The house of the mother (bêt 'ēm) --
3. Chamber of her who conceived me (ḥeder hôrātî) --
4. My brothers, the sons of my mother ('aḥay bĕnê-'immî) --
5. No, son of my womb (ma-bar-bịtnî) --
6. Like a brother to me, one who had nursed at my mother's breasts (kĕ'āḥ lî yônēq šĕdê 'immî) --
7. The one who opens the womb (peṭer reḥem) --
8. The house of the father of his mother (bêt-'ăbî 'immô) --
9. Like Rachel and Leah who together built up the house of Israel (kĕrāḥēl ûkĕlē'a 'ăšer bānû šĕtêhem 'et-bêt yiśrā'ēl).
Series Title: Anchor Yale Bible reference library.
Responsibility: Cynthia R. Chapman.
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Co-winner of the 2017 Biblical Archaeology Society Publication Award in the Best Book Relating to the Hebrew Bible category."In this extraordinarily important study, Cynthia Chapman sheds light on Read more...

 
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