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Sex and Religion in the Bible$

Calum Carmichael

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780300153774

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300153774.001.0001

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(p.208) Subject Index

(p.208) Subject Index

Source:
Sex and Religion in the Bible
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Androgyny, 8, 9, 24, 25, 32, 41, 102, 172, 184
Authorities, 103, 104, 105, 165, 173
Authority, 10, 106, 192
Benediction, 133–34
Bestiality, 141, 153, 155
Betrothal, 46, 56–57, 64, 82, 99, 111, 151
Biography, x, 26
Bitter water test, 104–6, 109, 116–17, 192
Bride-price, 55, 56, 58–59, 66, 72
Chastity, 46, 48
Childbirth, 23, 65, 68, 80, 83, 97, 183
Childhood, 161, 174–75
Children: disciples, 6–7;
indelicacy, 161, 162, 197;
play, 200;
pregnancy, 119–21, 170;
procreation, 2–4, 182;
sacrifice, 141, 153–54;
sick, 37, 138
Christian missionaries, 16
Circumcision, 16, 58, 59, 61, 62, 66, 136, 161, 166, 167, 170, 173, 174, 187, 198
Clothing: betrothal, 46, 48, 50, 170, 171;
seduction, 143, 187, 193;
shame, 146, 160, 172, 173;
unclean, 72, 73, 76
Collocatio, 105
Collusion, 70, 93, 96
Conscience, 95, 104, 109, 120
Contraception, 97
Control of body, 43, 73, 75–76, 108–9, 173
Conversion, 7, 16, 23, 62, 105, 136, 160, 194
Cosmology, 13, 18, 23, 39, 42
Curse, 66, 67, 69, 75, 77–78, 103, 109, 116–17, 120, 143, 183, 191
Custom, 22, 70, 112, 117, 125, 153, 159, 166, 167, 170, 172, 174, 184, 186, 193, 199. See also Marriage, Levirate
Decalogue, 98–102, 110, 160
Decency, 87, 91, 161
Dignity, 7
Discrimination, 100–101
(p.209) Dishonor, 4, 58, 75, 86, 101, 109, 129, 156, 167–72, 187
Divorce, 5–7, 9, 56, 82, 88–95, 102, 103, 164, 165, 169, 189
Double standard, 105, 108
Dreams, 86, 87, 89, 163
Drunkenness, 16, 43, 45, 46, 47, 48 49, 51, 52, 82, 90, 126, 127–28, 130, 133, 144, 149, 170
Eden, 100–101, 160
Ejaculation, 48, 51, 65, 74–77, 83, 131, 171
Elitism, 13
Emotion, 23, 90, 100, 173
Equality, 8, 10, 39
Eros, 173
Erotic language, 48, 49, 158, 161, 163, 164, 193, 197
Ethnic purity, 61
Eunuchs, 5, 167, 172, 197
Fables, 13
Family life, 10, 37, 58–59, 65, 75, 79–80, 100–101, 110, 139
Female sexual initiative, 49, 79, 118, 128, 143, 152, 155
Fertility, 18, 19, 22, 25, 48, 52, 53, 87, 93, 94, 127, 134, 139, 167, 198
Fetus, 120
Firstborn, 2, 110–11, 115, 132, 145, 152
Fornication, 127
Gender of God, 9, 42, 183
Genetics, 138–39
Gnosis, 17
God's moral code, 100, 101
Greek rationalism, xi
Guilt, 109, 113, 120–21
Gypsies, 173, 174, 199
Hereditary, 67, 73, 74, 78, 125, 134, 169, 186
Hire of a husband, 91
Homosexuality, 74, 141, 153–55, 156, 173, 188, 195, 196
Host culture, 157
Household gods, 72, 78, 79, 80, 83, 132
Human rights, 10
Identity, 55, 60, 93, 118, 122
Image of God, 7–10, 29, 40, 183
Impregnation, 79, 115, 117, 120–21, 128, 149
Insult, 77, 103
Intercourse, 65, 75, 76, 77, 159, 162, 164, 165, 169, 173, 188, 198, 199
Intermarriage, 58, 61, 62, 187
Interpretation of scripture, 2, 8, 14, 26, 28, 32, 40, 92, 105–6, 108, 127, 161, 165–66, 171, 172, 183, 195, 196
John the Baptist, 7, 14, 22, 29, 36, 40, 43
Law: drafting, 89, 92, 163;
hypothetical, 59, 70, 122, 126, 142, 147, 195;
implicit, 79, 100, 102, 109, 110, 151;
machinery, 91, 92, 93;
narrative, ix, x, 56–57, 67, 68, 70, 72, 78–79, 81, 91, 98–99, 100, 102, 109–13, 121, 140, 144, 145, 151, 152;
parables, 81–82;
proverbs, 81–82
Legal fiction, 2, 114, 117
Licentiousness, 104, 106, 127, 137, 192
Logos, 13, 14, 16, 18, 19, 20, 32, 34, 35
Love, 10–11, 31, 34, 56, 95, 154, 158, 161, 171, 173
Lovemaking, 91, 126–27, 152
Marriage: arrangements, 55, 57, 58, 59;
brothersister, 86, 135, 136, 138, 147–48;
Cain's 101–02;
centralized control, 3, 173;
consummation, 53, 87, 89, 151, 186;
contracts, 89, 103, 135, 164;
created order, 12, 102;
deity's, 45, 50;
downgrading, 4, 6, 7, 9, 172;
fraught, 153–54;
group, 139;
indissolubility, 172;
informal, 173;
institution, 173, 198, 199, 200;
levirate, 2, 75, 111, 114, 117, 118, 119, 121, 128, 129, 130, 151, 164, 167, 171, 199;
sacrament, 119–20, 199;
same-sex, 173;
sex, 167, 172–73, 198;
unwanted bride, 54–56
Mary, 33, 46, 64, 82, 165, 198
Master-disciple relationship, 6, 7, 12, 24, 26, 184
(p.210) Milieu, 136, 156–57
Miracles, 15–21, 24, 26, 30, 33, 37, 39, 40, 136, 154, 160, 165, 184
Miscarriage, 109
Mortality, 130–32
Mosaic writings, 26, 34, 35, 42
Mothers, 64, 132, 141, 144–45, 156, 186, 189
Myth, x–xi, 8, 26, 86, 101, 171, 172, 196
Nakedness, 50, 77, 88–91, 100, 143, 144–47, 150–53, 160, 161, 190
Natural law 138
Nazirite, 123–34
Oath, 109, 114, 116–17, 121, 192
Obscenity, 77, 126, 162
Oral tradition, xii
Paradise, 9
Passion, 172–73
Passivity, 51
Patrimony, 114–15
Personification, 26, 42–43, 60, 185
Philo, 14, 26, 42, 140
Philosophy, xi, 3, 4, 8, 13, 26, 162
Pimping, 85–95
Polygamy, 51, 139, 196
Prostitution, 34, 54–55, 57, 60, 64, 74, 82, 83, 92, 106, 115, 116, 118, 119, 121, 122, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 132, 133, 151, 156, 160, 162, 164, 170, 192, 193, 198
Psychological distress, 120
Puberty, 131, 150, 166
Public policy, 136
Rape, 57–58
Rebellious son, 43
Rebirth, 7, 18, 23–25, 29, 32, 41, 136, 194
Re-creation, 14, 19, 34, 36, 135–37
Repentance, 7, 166, 191
Sacred offenses, 79–80, 83–84, 111, 126, 129
Sanitizing tendency, 88, 161, 197
Sexuality: abstention, 4, 164–66;
control, 173, 199;
decadent, 126, 156, 160, 162;
delicacy, 53, 198;
denial, 6, 162, 172, 199;
deviant, 46;
disease, 125, 131, 156;
foreigners, 156;
heightened state, 49, 128, 154;
hospitality, 86;
idolatry, 44–45, 59, 60, 62, 63, 128;
initiation, 166;
Jesus, 12, 28–33, 43, 44;
knowledge, 159, 162;
menstruation, 153–54;
pleasure, 96–98, 154, 163, 174;
rivalry, 152, 195;
sacred, 74, 79, 83, 84, 100, 109, 119, 126–28, 192, 193;
Sinai, 100;
suppression, 160, 164, 173;
symbolism, 31, 48, 49, 100, 160–61, 169–71, 199;
transaction, 119;
unnatural, 173;
violence, 139;
vulnerability, 89–90, 174;
wisdom, 45;
world's origin, 32
Shame, 77, 81, 90, 95, 129, 143, 169, 171–74, 190
Sinai, 100–101
Sinning, 5, 7, 13, 94, 103–4, 113, 122, 159, 175, 197
Slander, 53, 55, 99, 186
Spitting, 69, 71, 168, 169, 171
Status, 7, 10, 87, 98, 99, 119, 125, 137, 143, 149
Storytelling, x–xii, 26, 56, 111, 137
Suicide, 2, 3
Supernatural, 14, 26, 97, 120, 136, 161, 165
Surrogate husband, 118
Taboo, 66, 76, 84, 119, 125, 141, 151, 162
Tainted origin, 67, 78
Topographical references, 21–22
Trust, 109, 112, 112–14, 119
Unworthy company, 29, 43, 77
Virginity, 9, 33, 54–58, 82, 164–65
Weddings, 14, 15, 19, 22–25, 30, 32, 53–55, 99, 103, 135, 172, 184
Wife-selling, 91
Wordplay, 50, 61, 127
Wrongful looking, 90, 143, 144, 174, 189, 190
Zeal, 60