The Jesus Question By Judith Plaskow Summary
Author, Judith Plaskow argues in her story, "Standing Again at Sinai: Judaism from a Feminist Perspective" about the images and numerous metaphors of God. "If identifying God with a particular set of metaphors both limits God and supports a community in which some people have more values than others..." Page 337.She states that most people limit God with the same images and metaphors constantly used, and that changing the variety will result in helping us see God in numerous other ways. People …show more content…
Rather than the traditional images consistently named, "lord and king", the images such as: friend, companion, cocreator are the most appropriate and helpful in form a connection. "Selecting metaphors for God that acknowledge the differences that lie beyond our particular naming" Page 345.I agree with seeing God in other ways other than the traditional "father" or "king" and that she had selected the those metaphors so that every community can imagine and feel the power of God in their own way.
In Glenn Ambrose 's story, "The Jesus Question" he elaborates on countless symbols and images of Jesus. Jesus holds many names and many multiple meanings, and it is understandable. Some of the common titles he holds are as followed: Rabbi, King of Kings, Son of Man, Christ crucified, Prince of Peace, Liberator, and Universal Man.Ambrose emphasizes that there are two primary reasons that Jesus has a history of many names. One, Jesus carries a great deep meaning behind his name, one title wouldn’t be enough to name the many things he presents. Ambrose 's suggestion is to think of these titles and interpret them as symbols of Jesus.The Christian faith has done a swell job in giving many titles to Jesus to present the central figure. No title can represent what sacrificial thing he 'd done; His life,