The Divine Feminine: The Biblical Imagery of God As Female
Crossroad Publishing Company, 1983 - 119 páginas
Examines the use of male and female imagery in the Bible and argues that the Bible does not describe God in only masculine terms
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Eller asserts that because the goddess-worshipping cultures surrounding Israel
were more strongly male-dominated than Israel, patriarchalism posed "no bar to
attributing femininity to Yahweh." He admits that "multifaceted- ness and variety ...
biblical authors so desired, "Israel could have come up with the concept which
currently is being advanced among us [by feminists], namely, a God incorporating
equally the masculine and feminine in one Person" (p. 40). Because Eller has ...
The term Shekinah was used by Jewish rabbis in the first or second century b.c.e.
to indicate God's presence among the children of Israel — and the term was
feminine in gender. Like the feminine gender terms for Holy Spirit (Ruach ...
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