Women in Old Testament & Dead Sea Scrolls Essay by The Research Group

Women in Old Testament & Dead Sea Scrolls
Examines their attitudes towards women & their roles in two works rooted in a patriarchal Hebrew society & religion.
# 13768 | 2,250 words | 6 sources | 1999 | US

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" This paper is an examination of the view of women and their place in society as portrayed in the Old Testament and the Dead Sea Scrolls (also known as the Qumran). While the Qumran includes at least fragments of all but one of the books that make up the Old Testament, it gives some suggestions of Hebrew traditions that predate those of the Old Testament. Hebrew society, facing a state of constant exile and ongoing persecution, developed into a distinctive form of patriarchy, one that allowed women some greater freedoms and responsibilities than more conventional patriarchal systems, because the society needed to include significant contributions from all its adult members in order to survive. These unique adaptions have made some scholars argue that the Jewish system was actually a form of matriarchy, with real power and organization emanating from the.."

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