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

Caroline Johnson Hodge

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182163
eISBN:
9780199785612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182163.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Christianity is understood to be a “universal” religion that transcends the particularities of history and culture, including differences related to kinship and ethnicity. This portrait of ... More


 “All the Gentiles Will Be Blessed in You”

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/9780195182163.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter proposes a context for interpreting the phrase “in Christ” that would have resonated with Paul's audience: the ideology of patrilineal descent. The same logic which underlies the notion ... More


Introduction

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/9780195182163.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This introductory chapter lays the groundwork for the rest of the study by articulating the thesis of the book and then addressing several key issues. The book argues for a new way to read kinship ... More


Literary Relations: Kinship and the Canon 1660-1830

Jane Spencer

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199262960
eISBN:
9780191718731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199262960.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book argues that kinship relations between writers, both literal and figurative, played a central part in the creation of a national tradition of English literature in the years 1660-1830. ... More


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

Cynthia R Chapman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300197945
eISBN:
9780300224801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197945.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book reevaluates the biblical house of the father (bêt ’āb) in light of the anthropological critique of the patrilineal model. It uncovers and defines the contours of an underappreciated yet ... More


The Family and the Patrilineage

T. N. Madan

in The Hindu Householder: The T.N. Madan Omnibus

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069409
eISBN:
9780199080038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069409.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter examines the ‘external order’ of the household, that is, the interrelations between households constituting a wider grouping. A Pandit household does not commonly live in isolation in a ... More


Household and the Family among the Pandits of Rural Kashmir: Concluding Review

T. N. Madan

in The Hindu Householder: The T.N. Madan Omnibus

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069409
eISBN:
9780199080038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069409.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter summarizes the preceding discussions. In a study of Pandit kinship in rural Kashmir, the relations of the Pandits with the Muslims are not of any direct relevance. Not only are there ... More


Transitions: Intra-familial Inheritance

Lawrence Stone and Jeanne C. Fawtier Stone

in An Open Elite?: England 1540-1880

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206071
eISBN:
9780191676963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206071.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the most common way that a man could gain membership of the landed elite which was by inheritance from a relative of seat, estates, status, and title. He could obtain this ... More


Damba Digoli (Damba Month): Language: Dagbani Year: ca. 1952

Alhaj Yūsuf Ṣāliḥ Ajura

in Islamic Thought in Africa: The Collected Works of Afa Ajura (1910-2004) and the Impact of Ajuraism on Northern Ghana

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300207118
eISBN:
9780300258202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207118.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on the poem “Damba Digoli”, which is believed to be the first one that Afa Ajura composed around 1952. It reveals that Afa Ajura recited the poem during a celebration for the ... More


A Comparative Approach to Lineages among the Xiao Liangshan Nuosu and Han

Ann Maxwell Hill and Eric Diehls

in Perspectives on the Yi of Southwest China

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219885
eISBN:
9780520935259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219885.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter puts the Nuosu cvyi firmly in the orbit of comparative studies of social structure, showing the differences between patrilineal organization at the local level in Nuosu and in Han ... More


On the Nature and Transmission of Bimo Knowledge in Liangshan

Bamo Ayi

in Perspectives on the Yi of Southwest China

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219885
eISBN:
9780520935259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219885.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the education of the bimo, the importance of patrilineal transmission of knowledge, and the ideas of education embodied in the long training and apprenticeship before a bimo ... More


Resisting Ideology

Xin Liu

in In One's Own Shadow: An Ethnographic Account of the Condition of Post-reform Rural China

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219939
eISBN:
9780520923478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219939.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

As in other parts of rural China, the idea of kinship, largely coming from the traditional source of historical influence, plays an important role in structuring a vision of social relationships by ... More


Shamanism

Rane Willerslev

in Soul Hunters: Hunting, Animism, and Personhood among the Siberian Yukaghirs

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520252165
eISBN:
9780520941007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252165.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses shamanism. It argues that shamanism among the Yukaghirs is to be understood as a broadly based activity practiced to various degrees by ordinary hunters, instead of being seen ... More


Adepts, Their Families, and the Imperium

Robert Ford Campany

in Making Transcendents: Ascetics and Social Memory in Early Medieval China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833336
eISBN:
9780824870218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833336.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter demonstrates that the patrilineal family and the body of ritual that sustained it—the cult of ancestors—depended for their continued existence not only on the uninterrupted generation of ... More


Introduction: Disrupting the Begats (tôlēdôt)

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/9780300197945.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter examines the critique of the patrilineal model within current anthropological literature in order to reconsider the claim that ancient Israel was a pure patrilineal society. While ... More


House (bayit)

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/9780300197945.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Ancient Israel was a house society that organized itself into concentrically larger social groupings and geographic areas under the rubric of the single Hebrew word for house: bayit. The Bible and ... More


Intimate Ties: Marriage, Families, and Kinship in Eighteenth-Century Pueblo Communities

Tracy Brown

in On the Borders of Love and Power: Families and Kinship in the Intercultural American Southwest

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520272385
eISBN:
9780520951341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272385.003.0010
Subject:
History, Family History

In January 1779, María Francisca and her mother, both from Cochiti Pueblo, New Mexico, were executed for murdering María’s husband, Augustín, originally from the pueblo of Tesuque. This chapter ... More


The Ethnoarchaeology of West African Ancestors: Kusasi Shrines and Domestic Space

Charles Mather

in The Archaeology of Ancestors: Death, Memory, and Veneration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813062518
eISBN:
9780813051154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062518.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter is a sophisticated ethnoarchaeological study of ancestor shrines and domestic space among the Kusasi of northern Ghana. The composition and location of ancestor shrines within Kusasi ... More


Symbolic Reproduction and Reproductive Symbolism

Robert A. Paul

in Mixed Messages: Cultural and Genetic Inheritance in the Constitution of Human Society

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226240725
eISBN:
9780226241050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241050.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

There are other ways besides men’s societies for symbols to be reproduced, and for them to represent reproduction in imagery drawn from sexual reproduction. Various examples are examined, including ... More


Kinkajou: the tree-top specialist

Melody Brooks and Roland Kays

in Biology and Conservation of Musteloids

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198759805
eISBN:
9780191820519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759805.003.0026
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Kinkajous have evolved a suite of unique adaptations not seen in other Carnivores, helping them thrive in the canopies of neotropical forests. They have a prehensile tail and reversible hind feet to ... More


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