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By Thalia Gur-Klein

A woman's existence within the historical international used to be restricted via her social and monetary prestige. As a daughter she was once firmly less than the aegis of her father and brothers, who might later allocate the girl to a different guy as his spouse. the facility of fathers and husbands prolonged to utilizing their better halves and daughters as sexual presents to realize favour. but, along this, girl had convinced socio-economic rights particularly bearing on inheritance and estate - which they can use to guard themselves. 'Sexual Hospitality within the Hebrew Bible' examines sacred sexuality and formality fecundity from patronymic marriage - the place the husband claims particular rights over his wife's sexuality and attributes her offspring to his line and relatives - to metronymic conjugal structures which permit a girl to stay in her domestic the place the male consort joins her and her relatives. Ranging throughout abstention, promiscuity, and holy supplying, the sexual lives of ladies in biblical occasions exhibit not just limit but in addition woman enterprise and resistance.

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