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Ordinarily, in such cases, women were forbidden to enter ritual grounds, and
what went on there was secret and sacred. But women usually had
complementary actions to perform or observed special taboos. In other rituals
both men and ...
Next, the collection and organization of a number of sacred texts into a canonized
corpus (body of writings) is quite a different problem from that of the growth and
formation of the individual books themselves. No longer are there compelling ...
... from the microcosm to the macrocosm, from sacred space in profane time to
sacred space in sacred time. Yahweh, in the mystical, ecstatic experience of
Isaiah, is too sublime to be described in other than the imagery of the winged
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