Monday, August 7, 2017

Men Are the Weaker Sex

"Then Yahweh thought, 'The man shouldn't be lonely; I will make him an ezer.'" 
Genesis 2:18

"Eve Naming the Birds" by William Blake

I looked up the meaning of "ezer" and I found a few - Adam's ezer is his:
     power and strength;
     succor and lifesaver;
     savior and protector.

Ezer most frequently refers to God. "The Hebrew word is ezer. it does not signify a weaker individual meant to serve another, but rather a strong individual coming to the aid of someone weaker." 
(Adam Hamilton; Making Sense of the Bible)

Pneuma: the Wind, the Breath, and the Spirit

I like to think of myself as a "thinking" person; well educated and scientifically disciplined. This self-image is a major reason ...