Misreading Scripture With Western Eyes
Removing Cultural Blinders to Better Understand the BibleeBook - 2012
economic Some readers might assume that Moses married "below himself" because his wife was a dark-skinned Cushite. Actually, Hebrews were the slave race, not the Cushites, who were highly respected. Aaron and Miriam probably thought Moses was being presumptuous by marrying "above himself." Western individualism leads us to assume that Mary and Joseph traveled alone to Bethlehem. What went without saying was that they were likely accompanied by a large entourage of extended family.
Publisher: [United States] :, IVP Books,, 2012.
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