The House of the Mother: The Social Roles of Maternal Kin in Biblical Hebrew Narrative and Poetry

Title:
The House of the Mother: The Social Roles of Maternal Kin in Biblical Hebrew Narrative and Poetry
Authors:
Chapman, Cynthia
Abstract:
In households where a man had two or more wives, siblings born to the same mother worked to promote and protect one another’s interests. Revealing the hierarchies of the maternal houses and political divisions within the national house of Israel, this book provides us with a nuanced understanding of domestic and political life in ancient Israel.
Citation:
Chapman, Cynthia R. The House of the Mother: The Social Roles of Maternal Kin in Biblical Hebrew Narrative and Poetry. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2016.
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DATE ISSUED:
2016-10
Department:
Religion
Type:
Book
Series:
The Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library
PERMANENT LINK:
http://hdl.handle.net/11282/620181

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dc.contributor.authorChapman, Cynthiaen
dc.date.accessioned2016-10-25T14:30:07Z-
dc.date.available2016-10-25T14:30:07Z-
dc.date.issued2016-10-
dc.identifier.citationChapman, Cynthia R. The House of the Mother: The Social Roles of Maternal Kin in Biblical Hebrew Narrative and Poetry. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2016.en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11282/620181-
dc.description.abstractIn households where a man had two or more wives, siblings born to the same mother worked to promote and protect one another’s interests. Revealing the hierarchies of the maternal houses and political divisions within the national house of Israel, this book provides us with a nuanced understanding of domestic and political life in ancient Israel.en
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.publisherYale University Pressen
dc.subject.departmentReligionen_US
dc.titleThe House of the Mother: The Social Roles of Maternal Kin in Biblical Hebrew Narrative and Poetryen_US
dc.typeBooken
dc.title.seriesThe Anchor Yale Bible Reference Libraryen_US
dc.identifier.isbn978-0300197945-
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