The Maleness of God is an Open Metaphor

By Ivy Kaufman

Eugene Borowitz, March 14, 1975

The characteristics used to describe God in Jewish texts include both male and female qualities. Before jumping to conclusions, it is important to analyze the Torah objectively, determine what its principles are, and apply those principles when formulating our own value systems.

Topic: Theology, Gender, Tradition, Jewish Text, Women, Discourse and Dialogue, Values

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Borowitz, Eugene B.

Volume/Issue: Vol.5/no.89

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Kaufman, Ivy. The Maleness of God is an Open Metaphor. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Eugene Borowitz. 14 March 1975:


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