Stanton, Elizabeth Cady. Jesus, meanwhile, says nothing at all about same-sex pairing, and when he discusses marriage, he discourages it. He then invokes their memory of the Last Supper, the meal Jesus held with his disciples the night before he died, further encouraging religious and sexual propriety during the sacred meal.
It's all open to interpretation. Top tags. London: SCM Press,
Top reviews Most recent Top reviews. Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, In all of these letters, how- ever, those by Paul and those written in his name, desire was a danger that had to be carefully managed.
Like the seventh-grade girls of Evanston, Illinois, biblical writers took sides, designating one woman as the shameful slut Jezebel and the other as the heroic queen Esther. Rather, the danger of potential immorality brought on by sexual frustration was so strong that the important goal of avoiding sex alto- gether could be set aside in marriage.
I really aprreciate this article, so tired of these religious fanatics being so Matthew includes not one but two instructions on divorce, the first in the context of a collection of commandments known as the Sermon on the Mount and then in response to a controversy with the Pharisees sim- ilar to what is found in Mark.
The Geek Feminist Revolution. The evangelists agree that a choice for Jesus should override all other family obligations, but they do not agree regarding the permis- sibility of divorce and remarriage. Feminist Biblical Interpretation: Adelman, Rachel. This practice is similar to what can be found in other ancient Mesopotamian cultures.