Kinsman-redeemer

Will Wagers hyle at airmail.net
Thu Aug 26 23:24:28 EDT 1999


Bryan writes:

>
>I mentioned to Matthew that "kinsman" seems to want the
>*familial* care that Ruth, Naomi, and Boaz seem to share in
>their understanding of go'el.  Similarly, "rescuer" seems to
>want the sense that the rescuer has right as such because he
>was a rel.  I still like kinsman-redeemer, at least in the
>book of Ruth and those portions of the Law concerning the
>issue.


How about "champion"?


Will Wagers	hyle at airmail.net	     "Reality is the best metaphor."



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