[b-greek] Re: 'Bakerwoman'

From: Ilvgrammta@aol.com
Date: Fri Feb 01 2002 - 10:35:58 EST

In a message dated Thu, 31 Jan 2002 7:03:34 PM Eastern Standard Time, Polycarp66@aol.com writes:

> I don't know offhand what the "bakerwoman" might be (perhaps I'm having a
> senior moment at 39 :-)
> I fail to see anything there that would point to a specifically feminine
> image of God unless you mean that Jesus is pictured as expressing a desire to
> protect Jerusalem as a hen would chicks

The 'bakerwoman' could have reference to the Synoptic account in Mt 13:33:

"Another illustration he spoke to them: 'The kingdom of the heavens is like leaven, which a woman took and hid in three large measures of flour (ALEUROU SATA TRIA), until the whole mass was fermented.'"

Edgar Foster

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