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The Mediterranean concepts of honour and shame as seen in the depiction of the biblical women

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The lives of women in biblical society are often vague- the codes according to which they live are unclear. Cultural anthropology offers the potential to shed light on the everyday existence of biblical women. This article aims to demonstrate how modern Mediterranean cultural concepts of shame and honour can lend insight into the behaviour of the Old Testament women: what they strove for and what they wished to avoid.

Affiliations: 1: Department of Old Testament University of South Africa PO Box 392 Pretoria 0001


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