Metaphor and masculinity in Hosea

by Susan E. Haddox

Publisher: Peter Lang in New York

Written in English
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  • Criticism, interpretation,
  • Metaphor in the Bible,
  • Bible,
  • Men,
  • Biblical teaching

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementSusan E. Haddox
SeriesStudies in biblical literature -- v. 141
LC ClassificationsBS1565.52 .H33 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 238 p. ;
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25256470M
ISBN 109781433113567
LC Control Number2011027217

  A metaphor is the use of a word or phrase to compare an object with another object. In his article, Frye says that “a metaphor is a rhetorical figure that carries words and phrases beyond their customary or lexical meanings in order to provide a fuller and . Essay on Summary of The Book of Hosea Words | 3 Pages. In this book, there is an ongoing story of adultery, fornication, and betrayal between God and Israel portrayed through the relationship between the prophet Hosea, and his wife Gomer. Hosea was the first of the "minor" prophets. Often, we do not recognize the derivation of these Bible names, but this prophet's name would be "Joseph" in English. And his name is related to the name Joshua, which means "salvation." Hosea was a young preacher in the nation of Israel, the northern kingdom, and he was a. The book of Hosea relies heavily on word pictures to get its meaning across. The metaphor of Gomer, her harlotry, and Hosea’s unconditional love are tangible representations of God’s message. However, in chap some of the most beautiful imagery in the entire Bible is .

We hope that you find the Hosea summary from the KJV Bible chapters and verses helpful to your Bible studies and for references as a guide to further reference to the Book of Hosea. KJV Bible Verses from Hosea offer free, online access, for those of the Christian faith, to study scriptural passages for Biblical studies, contained in the words. Masculinity and Femininity Susan E. Metaphor and Masculinity in Hosea. Studies in Biblical Literature New York: Peter Lang, (Hebrews, James, 1–2 Peter, Jude) say little about gender, explicitly or implicitly. The book of Hebrews does not address the issue at all, although it focuses upon the masculinity of Jesus (stressing.   Hosea's prophetic ministry to the northern kingdom of Israel likely began soon after the ministry of the prophet Amos (ca. ). Although little is known about the prophet himself outside of what can be learned from the book that bears his name, his basic message of judgment and hope is clear. The following are five of the most helpful commentaries on the book of : Keith Mathison.   You don’t have to look too far to see that there’s been a significant backlash against what’s commonly termed as ‘toxic masculinity’. As allegations of sexual misconduct continue to reverberate through the country in every area of public life, questions about the nature of male-female interactions—personal and professional—and the very nature of masculinity itself flood social.

Dangerous Feminine Sexuality: Biblical Metaphors and Sexual Violence Against Women. This analysis responds to an ongoing debate between feminist and traditional readings of sexually violent (SV) metaphors in the prophetic texts of Hosea, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel, and the New Testament book of Revelation. Whereas feminist scholars haveAuthor: Lisa M Ewing.

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The metaphors in Hosea are rich and varied, comprising both gendered and non-gendered image fields. This book examines the use of metaphor in Hosea through the lens of masculinity studies, which provides a means to elucidate connections between the images and to analyze their cumulative rhetorical : Susan E.

Haddox. The metaphors in Hosea are rich and varied, comprising both gendered and non-gendered image fields. This book examines the use of metaphor in Hosea through the lens of masculinity studies, which provides a means to elucidate connections between the images and to analyze their cumulative rhetorical effect.

The metaphors in Hosea are rich and varied, comprising both gendered and non-gendered image fields. This book examines the use of metaphor in Hosea through the lens of.

Metaphors and Similes in the Book of Hosea. Posted on Aug Hosea’s marriage metaphor was a reflection of the patriarchal nature of ancient Israelite s the validity of this statement and show how this imaginary has been used to justify made dominance in.

The Metaphor of Marriage in Hosea Leif Fredheim “Go, marry a promiscuous woman and have children with her, for like an adulterous wife this land is guilty of unfaithfulness to the Lord” (Hosea ).

The message of Hosea is provocative. For this very reason, the biblical book of Hosea has frustrated and intrigued scholars for over two millennia. Hosea's metaphor of the Lord's net with the Lord acting as a fowler arises out of his simile where Israel is like a silly dove in her vacillation between Egypt and Assyria.

With his net the Lord will bring Israel down like birds of the air that he may chastise their wicked deeds (Hos. ; cf. Amos ). Advanced Search.

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Peter Lang International Academic Publishers. Susan E. Haddox. Year: Language: english Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then. The Book of Hosea (Hebrew: ספר הושע ‎ Sefer Hōšēaʿ) is one of the books of the Hebrew ing to the traditional order of most Hebrew Bibles, it is the first of the twelve Minor Prophets.

Set around the fall of the Northern Kingdom of Israel, the Book of Hosea denounces the worship of gods other than Jehovah, metaphorically comparing Israel's abandonment of Jehovah to a.

The immediate purpose of Hosea's message is to illustrate the character of God's love. In summa-rizing the story, the first verse of the third chapter uses the word love five times. Ultimately, it is the 3 Henegar: The Marriage Metaphor in the Book of Hosea Published by Pepperdine Digital Commons, Metaphors of Masculinity: Sex and Status in Andalusian Folklore (Publications of the American Folklore Society) by Stanley Brandes (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Cited by:   The metaphors in Hosea are rich and varied, comprising both gendered and non-gendered image fields. This book examines the use of metaphor in Hosea through the lens of masculinity studies, which provides a means to elucidate connections between the images and to analyze their cumulative rhetorical effect.

Book of Hosea, the first of 12 Old Testament books that bear the names of the Minor Prophets, considered as one book, The Twelve, in the Jewish canon. According to the superscription, Hosea began his prophetic activity during the reign of Jeroboam II (c.

– bc). His prophetic announcements. A number of scholars have noted that the marriage metaphor used in the Hosea, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel, which places Israel in the position of a wayward wife and God in the position of an angry husband, displaces male anxiety about God’s censure onto the body of a woman.

Hosea 1–3 features an extended metaphor: Hosea’s wife’s infidelity parallels Israel’s infidelity to God.

The style and tone of the book shift from threat to consolation, from frustration to compassion, and from impatience to understanding on God’s part. The book of Hosea consists of fourteen chapters, which was the record for a minor prophet until Zechariah tied it a couple centuries later. During the time of the Minor Prophets, the nation of Israel had divided into two separate countries, each with its own government: Israel, the northern country consisting of ten tribes, and Judah, the remaining two tribes in the south.

Hosea is the only prophet of Israel who left any written prophecies which were recorded during the later years of his life.

Date of Writing: Hosea, the son of Beeri, prophesied for quite some time, from to B.C. The Book of Hosea was likely written between and B.C.

The exceptions, such as Susan Haddox’s Metaphor and Masculnity in Hosea () and Stuart Macwilliam’s Queer Theory and the Prophetic Marriage Metaphor in the Hebrew Bible () have largely focused on the use of rhetoric in the prophets. Her innovation is bringing the male prophetic body, not just prophetic words, under : Sarah Fein.

1 For issues concerning the marriage as symbolic of the Lord’s covenant with Israel, see Irene Kerasote Rallis, “Nuptial Imagery in the Book of Hosea: Israel as the Bride of Yahweh,” St Vladimir’s Theological Quarterly 34 (): ; Paul A.

Kruger, “The marriage metaphor in Hosea against its ancient Near Eastern background,” JNSL 14 (): The book of Hosea stands first in the order of the so-called minor prophets in common English Bibles, as well as in the ancient Hebrew and Septuagint texts.

Jerome specified that one of the divisions of the Jews’ sacred books was The Book of the Twelve Prophets, which evidently included the book of Hosea to fill out the number The Global Message of Hosea Hosea in Redemptive History.

The book of Hosea depicts God’s relationship with his people through a metaphor that occurs throughout the Bible, though nowhere as strongly and pervasively as in Hosea: the metaphor of marriage. The Lord has yoked himself to Israel in the most intimate way, likened to the most profound of human relationships.

The remainder of the Book of Hosea consists of a collection of miscellaneous statements expressing Hosea's convictions concerning the character of Yahweh and Yahweh's relation to the people of Israel. Hosea appears to have had the temperament of a poet; his thoughts are usually expressed in terms of strong analogies and striking figures of speech.

Date of Prophet’s Activity: BC Audience: Northern Israel The Book The book of Hosea was likely written in Judah after the fall of the northern capital, Samaria ( BC). It is unknown if it was Hosea himself who authored the book. The text has a thematic unity to it given its repeated pattern of.

Hosea is the first of the 12 Minor Prophets (called “minor” not because they are of less importance, but because the books are shorter). In ancient Hebrew manuscripts the collection of the Minor Prophets was written on one scroll, called the “Book of the Twelve.” Hosea’s message was primarily for the northern kingdom of Israel.

The second part of the book contains longish lamentations of Hosea. By them Hosea expresses his deep woe over Israel's condition. At the same time he shows the future ways of God with His people.

Chapter 14 closes with an appeal to true repentance. This however will only be. The book of Hosea is one of great prophecy accounting for God's relentless love for His children. Hosea wrote it himself to the land and people of Israel (2).

Hosea was called by God to be His voice to the people in about the middle of the eighth century b.c. and dedicated at least thirty-eight years of His life to prophesizing (3). THE BOOK OF HOSEA Message: The message of Hosea can be stated as follows: The covenant1 unfaithfulness of God’s People (Israel) will result in divine judgment but God’s love for His people will ultimately transcend their unfaithfulness.

The frequent allusions to Torah and metaphor of. Boshoff, W. `The Female Imagery in the Book of Hosea: Considering the Marriage Metaphor in Hosea by Listening to Female Voices', OTE Google Scholar Bowman, C.D. `Reading the Twelve as One: Hosea as an Introduction to the Book of the Twelve (the Minor Prophets)', Stone Campbell Journal 9: 41 - Cited by: 2.

Problem. Compared with the effort to interpret other parts of the book of Hosea, especially the first three chapters, the final chapter has been rather neglected. Additionally, the variety of explanations offered for certain biblical images in Hos 14 indicates a necessity to clarify the methods of interpretation of biblical metaphorical language.

Method. Chapter 1 clarifies the theory of Cited by: 2. The book of Hosea is a collection of prophetic messages delivered by the prophet Hosea and narrative descriptions of Hosea's marriage and the birth of his children (; ). Most of Hosea's messages are announcements of God's anger with Israel (the northern of the two Israelite kingdoms) and God's impending judgment on this people.

The eighth-century b.c.e. prophet Hosea’s famous metaphor of God as faithful husband to Israel, his adulterous wife (Hosea 2), is juxtaposed with the story of Hosea’s own disastrous marriage to Gomer, Diblaim’s daughter (Hosea 1; 3).

It is difficult, however, to separate historical facts about the couple’s domestic problems from the theological message expressed through them. I Think We Need a Bigger Metaphor: Men and Masculinity in ‘Jaws’ However, the film repeatedly asks us to reconsider our view of masculinity by presenting such disparate characterizations.

We require all three men to overcome the deadly animal in the water. None of them in isolation likely could have accomplished it, despite Brody’s.We are currently reading from the Book of the Prophet Hosea at daily Mass. The story of the Prophet Hosea’s troubled marriage is a powerful testimony to two things: our own tendency to be unfaithful to God, but also of God’s passionate love for us.

We do well to recall the story, especially given the “great debate” among some in the Church today over the question of divorce and remarriage.