Sister, Are You Out of Order?

Sister, Are You Out of Order?

One of the most common refrains among Israelites is “The women are out of order!” This accusation is usually made by men, but there are women who parrot the claim just as energetically as their counterparts. Womanhood 101 examines this idea but not in the way you might expect. If you have ever heard the expression…

My Partner in Jealousy – Section II.2 “Language”

My Partner in Jealousy – Section II.2 “Language”

LitBalm presents another free chapter from The Poly-Gamē | Unpacking the Acceptance of Polygyny among Women In and Out of Biblical Contexts. Part 2 MY PARTNER IN JEALOUSY: Section II.2 Language takes a look at countries in Africa and Asia to investigate the truth regarding the supposition that influence from “the West” is the culprit for female jealousy in the…

My Partner In Jealousy

My Partner In Jealousy

For Part 2 of The Poly-Gamē | Unpacking the Acceptance of Polygyny among Women In and Out of Biblical Contexts Mayanah HaSoferet delves deeper for a closer look at the argument that a) polygamy is “about sisterhood” and b) that issues of female jealousy are informed by influence from “the West” and is not an issue for women…

The Poly-Game | Unpacking the Acceptance of Polygyny among Women In and Out of Biblical Contexts

The Poly-Game | Unpacking the Acceptance of Polygyny among Women In and Out of Biblical Contexts

As polygamy, specifically polygyny, gains exposure and picks up social currency in a contemporary U.S. context many voices have joined the conversation on both sides of the table to discuss the pros, cons, and practicalities of this family structure. Dr. Patricia Dixon author of We Want For Our Sisters What We Want For Ourselves (2009) and…

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