Following up on Pharaoh’s Daughter as a part of the erev rav or mixed multitude, quoting from Rev. Wilda Gafney’s Womanist Midrash on “A Pharaonic Princess.” Gafney, Wilda C. Womanist Midrsash: A Reintroduction to the Women of the Torah and the Throne. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2017 Here, for reference, is previous discussionContinue reading “(#48) Pharaoh’s Daughter, Again”
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Continuing exploration of “gathering” and the challenges of forming a community without physical boundaries.
(#45) Extended Pun
Perhaps we are all “erev rav” in the sense of being on the eve of something new.
(#43) Motley Mob, Again
In this last week of the 49-stage journey, we return to the Wilderness and again explore the “Motley Mob” or “mixed multitude.”
(#23) Motley Mob, part 2
What does the biblical character of Daughter of Pharaoh, and the many ways she has been drawn over time, tell us about how we see community boundaries?
Motley Mob part 1 (#21)
Exploration of the important concept of “erevrav,” the “mixed multitude” or “motley mob” who left Mitzrayim with the Yisraelites. This stage is the longest yet, I think, and it outlines some concerns about a trend in Jewish teaching based on this concept. Hoping to hear from those with other opinions or ways of understanding “erevContinue reading “Motley Mob part 1 (#21)”