Symbolic transformation of the widows image in biblical cultural tradition: semantics, analogies, universal features

Khrypko, Svitlana and Shepetyak, Oleh (2020) Symbolic transformation of the widows image in biblical cultural tradition: semantics, analogies, universal features National Academy of Managerial Staff of Culture and Arts Herald (3). pp. 67-72.

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Abstract

The purpose of the work is to analyze the specific features of a widow’s image and status on the Bible pages, to consider semantic contexts of an image, to follow the parallels between the images of an orphan and a widow, to conceive a loneliness phenomenon and orphans’ and widows’ protection in Biblical tradition. Axiological variety and poly vector spiritual and semantic representation of Biblical women’images are the main focuses of the issue. Methodologically the issue is based on the original source of the Bible. The work is based on methodical description of the women’images, who are selected from the Old and New Testament in order to highlight valued features of each image. Moreover, the methods of semantic analysis and hermeneutics are applied to consider semantic differences. The principles of comparative analysis are applied in order to reveal the traits of a widow’s image in the blocks of historical texts and compare Ukrainian context of widows’ existence with biblical one. Scientific novelty is in the poly semantic analysis of the women’Biblical context and widows’ images separation with further analysis of their fates, valued statuses, which allowed them to embody the problems of motherhood and marriage, future children birth and solitude, the problem of divine protection in different ways. The issue is devoted to the consideration of symbolic and axiological poly vector transformations of the mentioned problems. Conclusions. The social polarity and spiritual separation of a widow’s place and role in ancient tradition, and poly vector semantics of a widow’s Biblical context are conceived. The attention is drawn to the varied …

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: widow; cultured tradition; value; history of an image; axiology; orphan; symbolic; semantic; solitude; exclusivity; protection; separation; intercession.
Subjects: Статті у журналах > Фахові (входять до переліку фахових, затверджений МОН)
Статті у журналах > Наукові (входять до інших наукометричних баз, крім перерахованих, мають ISSN, DOI, індекс цитування)
Divisions: Інститути > Інститут суспільства > Кафедра філософії
Depositing User: доцент Світлана Анатоліївна Хрипко
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2020 08:56
Last Modified: 10 Feb 2020 08:56
URI: https://elibrary.kubg.edu.ua/id/eprint/30671

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