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A structural analysis of Hosea

This post plays with the idea of structural interpretation in the sense of exposing a structure that is common to different situations.  The context is that a theology student was taking a course I co-taught on Gender, Race, and the Complexities of Science and Technology.  She hoped to use perspectives of Science and Technology Studies to support a gendered interpretation of biblical texts, in particular Hosea.  As a class activity she invited us to compose a short play based on Hosea chapters 1-3.  Here is what I invented as I tried to make sense of the text (but it won’t make much sense unless you read the Hosea chapters first.)
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