blood kinship


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(anthropology) related by blood

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40) For the sixteenth century, Alison Cathcart has recently shown how these obligations helped shape the east highland clan of the Grants of Freuchy, and the more hybrid clan Chattan, where obligations of "fictive" kinship, alongside those of lordship, secured the cohesion of a clan in which blood kinship was not present.
Alison Cathcart, however, has found an example of an internal bond of manrent subscribed by the Grants of Freuchy and Ballindalloch, to conclude that in some cases bonds were made because ties of blood kinship alone could be thought not strong enough.
Paul is saying that the children of the Jerusalem that is from above can produce more children than the earthly Jerusalem marked by blood kinship.
Farah's whole work could be described as an effort to dismantle narratives about the nation, blood kinship, and the patriarchal family that so often lead to murder, and to put in their place stories about voluntary, tender, communal, body-based affections that help humans to nurture each other.
Letting go of the idea that families have a defining essence, the authors instead refer to a wide array of characteristics, including emotional, economic, and sexual intimacy; vows of fidelity and commitment; and relationships of blood kinship.
In conventional wisdom, the family refers to those to whom we are related by blood kinship.
Most of our family members were direct descendants of these pioneers, mostly from England, Scotland, and Ireland, and the intermarriages and blood kinships in the neighboring towns were extensive and intricate.