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RE: [John_Lit] Jesus's response to his mother...

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  • Staley, Jeffrey
    the mother/son ... ancient ... Is there a history and a place Where this was not the case? I am no cultural anthropologist, but I suspect that in a matriarchal
    Message 1 of 4 , Oct 22, 2001
      the mother/son
      > > relationship was the closest interfamilial relationship in the
      ancient
      > > Mediterranean family.

      Is there a history and a place
      Where this was not the case?


      I am no cultural anthropologist, but I suspect that in a matriarchal
      culture, mother/daughter relationship could be closest. Or in some
      patriarchal cultures, the father/son relationship would be closest.

      Jeff Staley
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