Feb 11, 2011

Hosea 11:1-11

Today’s Reading is Hosea 11:1-11.
Hosea is not shy in any way. Today he revolutionizes gender perceptions of God portraying YHWH as a concerned father and a protective lion mother. Male God, female Goddess? In yesterday’s reading Hosea wrote about God being a betrayed husband and in 13:8 God is a mother bear – an animal!
What does your God look like?

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  • […] Talking about God is never accurate but a mere struggle for words to speak of the unspeakable. Hosea is famous for using all kinds of images and mixing them. Share/Bookmark /* */ /* */ /* […]

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