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 Formed after an Image: Procreative God in Romans 8:29

Caroline Johnson Hodge

in If Sons, Then Heirs: A Study of Kinship and Ethnicity in the Letters of Paul

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182163
eISBN:
9780199785612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182163.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In Romans 8:29, Paul outlines the relationship between Christ, the gentiles newly in-Christ, and God. Christ is not an ancestor (like Abraham), but a firstborn brother of the same generation as the ... More


From Firstborn to Vita Nova: Louise Glück’s Born-Again Professionalism

Jesse Zuba

in The First Book: Twentieth-Century Poetic Careers in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164472
eISBN:
9781400873791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164472.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter turns to a poet whose work lies at the opposite end of the spectrum, in several respects, from Ashbery's. Here, the chapter focuses on first books to consider subsequent volumes from ... More


Poetry

Carol Bonomo Albright and Joanna Clapps Herman

in Wild Dreams: The Best of Italian Americana

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823229109
eISBN:
9780823241057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229109.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This 1991 poem by Dana Gioia is about a family with earth on their hands, who calls on an ancient Sicilian ritual of planting a sequoia for a firstborn with a lock of his hair.


Birth Order Revisited: Attitudes Toward Morality

R. Urbatsch

in Families’ Values: How Parents, Siblings, and Children Affect Political Attitudes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199373604
eISBN:
9780199373628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199373604.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Alongside the messages they send about politics as such, elder siblings also exert other influences that can indirectly shape their younger siblings’ political attitudes. One of the more established ... More


The One Who Opens the Womb (peṭer reḥem)

Cynthia R. Chapman

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300197945
eISBN:
9780300224801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197945.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

When a biblical narrative records a woman’s wish to “be built up” through having a son, it signifies her need for security, economic maintenance, and honor within the house of her husband. Being ... More


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