Tag Archives: Honor

B’Shalach – Death and Honor

Parashah B'Shalach Death and Honor Exodus 13:17 - 17:16 And I will strengthen the resolve of Pharaoh so that he will chase after them, and thus I will be gain honor through [the destruction of] Pharaoh and all his mighty army, and the Egyptians will know that I am YHWH[1]. YHWH goads and entices Pharaoh, playing off of Pharaoh’s pride. Rather than …

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ARTICLE: Your Husband is Your Maker

Read it on PDF “[The] Biblical texts invoke a paradigm in which honor was a value reciprocally bestowed by each party, in contrast with the neighboring cultures of the ancient Near East that saw a man in relation to the divine in various paradigms in which honor is bestowed unilaterally by inferior to superior.  Biblical writings, however, invoke an additional …

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