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Kinship, marriage, and the family. The Aborigines were deeply conscious of
social relations, especially of kinship. All Aboriginal kinship systems were
basically classificatory — that is, a limited number of kin terms was extended to
cover all ...
For a marriage to be recognized it was usually enough that a couple should live
together publicly and assume certain responsibilities in relation to each other and
toward their respective families; but it might be considered binding only after a ...
Naomi urged Ruth to seek marriage with Boaz because he was a kinsman of her
late husband, and the firstborn son of such a marriage would count as a son of
the deceased. (This resembles the levirate marriage that obliged a man to marry
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