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Why do Abrahamic religions like covering women's hair so much?

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Why do Abrahamic religions like covering women's hair so much?
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>>288635
Because they are all sexually repressive, which just makes them more horny. A woman looks a lot more attractive with her hair flowing, i think it's a sign of healthiness and youth in a way, so covering it makes them look less attractive so the Pastor wont get a boner.
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>>288635
Strangely enough, some of them conversely, or even simultaneously in more fundamentalist veins, demand that her hair never be cut.
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>>288651
Examples? Never heard of that but it sounds interesting.
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>>288652
Christian denominations for the most part, almost exclusively Pentecostal or Baptist. Other than that, Sikhism or stricter versions of Judaism which escape me.
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>>288666
Those satanic trips confirm
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>>288666
It's also a jewish thing but mostly for men, see orthodox and hassidic. Basically it crops up whenever having uncut hair was a sign of your peoples covenant with God, it was the ancient equivalent of wearing hot topic cloths and drinking coffee at 10pm so you weren't conforming with all the Hittites who didn't cut their babies penises
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Who knows OP? There's nothing in any of the canonical texts of any of the Abrahamic religions that says women should cover anything other than their "bosoms and loins".

I guess when you already are extremely conservative, it's not hard going one step more conservative.
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>>288635
Because hair is feminine and they're scared of women
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>>288711
>But every woman who prays or prophesies with her head uncovered dishonors her head--it is the same as having her head shaved.
Corinthians 11:5

just the first thing that popped into my mind, but yes there is some canonical background for it (at least in some situations)
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>>288635
>>288870
>theists
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Theologically, it's a sign of humility, and today even more so with all the effort women put into their hair.

Practically, it helps cut down on male attention during Liturgy.
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>>288635

A woman's hair was always seen as something very sensual.

Your rod never got hard just because bitch had good hair?
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>>288635
Because god is made of fire and you don't want people's hair to catch on fire

duh. It's 2015, are people still asking this question?
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>>289966
This >>288870 proves you wrong. Its not humility but rather being out of line. A real humility would be to shave it off completely like >>288924.
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>>288635
Didn't most folk women cover their hair at the time, just like men wore hats? It was just about dressing according to the social forms and modestly.

What abrahamic religions say is don't dress like a slut and I totally agree with that.
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>>289996
For women, that's like getting damaged tattooed across your forehead as a sign of humility.

Even for men it wasn't ever really a sign of humility, except when it was just on top.
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>>288924
Also, shaving your head in ancient times, among both Jews and Pagans, was taken to a symbol of mourning, not humility
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>>288635
Not only Abrahamic religions.
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>>290046
there shouldnt be a difference between a sunni veil and a shia veil
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Because women were scarce and valuable in olden times. If you had girls flaunting around their beautiful hair, it was like asking for a raping
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>>288635
Same reason why they used to forbid eating seafood and pork, or why they enforced circumcision.
Basically, at one point, it was good for health. A woman that was covered in hot and sunny climate would have better skin and less risk for skin cancer. The veil originated as a Mesopotamian thing, and in Babylon it was the wealthiest women that went around covered head to toe, while the poor had to go uncovered.

A secondary reason that became main one changed to religious and sexual repression.

>>290255
The supposedly Shia one is a chador, which is an ethnical Iranian thing not reserved for Muslims. Zoroastrian women wear some form of it as well.
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because it's cute
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>>288635

Cause hair is magic.
It has various religious/magic/mythic meanings, now mostly forgotten.
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>>288679

Just a minor quibble, but Orthodox Jews do cut their hair, just not their beards. About the only time you wouldn't is if you swore a Nazirite vow for some reason, but I've never met anyone who did that and don't know why someone would.
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>>290046

Veils do nothing but leave more to the imagination. Stupid veils gave me a muslim fetish.
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>>290035
>God's gonna freak!
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>>290461
>About the only time you wouldn't is if you swore a Nazirite vow for some reason, but I've never met anyone who did that and don't know why someone would.

Swearing the oath requires going to the Temple of Jerusalem. You can imagine why Jews don't do it anymore.
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Hair is very lewd.
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>>290591

Not quite true. Ending the oath requires going to the Temple and bringing a sacrifice. You can make it anywhere and anytime, with something as simple as saying "me too' when you hear someone else saying a nazirite vow; but nowadays, if you do so, you're stuck on it for life.

And while there were a few for lifer biblical Nazirites (Samuel and Sampson being the most famous), the implication is that most people only did it for a month or two, brought their offering, and then stopped.
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>>290591
>>290610

Why can everything else adapt but religion?
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>>290595
hairy armpit for women beat anything
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>>290046
ARR

ROOK

SAME
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>ywn
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>>290046
C > H > B = G > E > A > D = F

Talking about veils, of course.
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It makes the woman a subordinate to man as God intended and laid out in Genesis. Man is for God glory while woman is for man glory. Also there is the fact that spirits were known to easily trick women and long hair hair was consider quite erotic in antiquity.
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>>288635
Sexual frustration and an inability to view women as equals and worthy of deciding their own fates.

Misogyny is ingrained in the bible, and uses Jim Crow tier reasoning to justify itself. All are equal before God, however Women must be wholly subservient. Blacks and whites are equal but they cant marry each other or share water fountains and schools.
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>>290046
They really simplified with the Muslims
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>>290046
I want a Jewish gf
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>>292594
Is there a reason the Afghan one is like that?
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>>292834
Muslim women are commanded to cover themselves, specifically the face, breasts, and pubic region as these are the most tempting regions of a woman. If a woman displays them, she may lead a man to sin which makes her just as guilty. For her own protection and that of others she must cover herself up.

That SPECIFICALLY is just a traditional Afghan style because Afghan Muslims thought that was the best way to stop women from tempting men.
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>>288924
>implying Buddhists are theists
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>>292793
last year fucked a 19 year old jewish chick, nice butt, and slamming tits. i for one welcome our jewish overlords
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>>290046
>indian veils
>doesn't know they started the entire veil thing so that kebab wouldn't get up to their looting raping ways
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>>290289
yes, but now patriarchy has ended
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>>288635
I quite like the Iranian veils because you can still see their hair.
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I wear a tichel even though I'm unmarried and it's mostly out of choice, IDK I don't want to buy a sheitel because like what's the point?

it's all based on interpretation at the end of the day, it wasn't universal and in the end it's cultural to me.
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>>292834
Taliban and culture, mostly.
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>>290420
New chapter when?
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>>288635
> why do sand people cover themselves from the blistering hot sun
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>>292793
its a wig
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>>293838
Women like doing this because it makes them feel more beautiful and valuable. Usually only if they have self-esteem problems to begin with.

To be able to walk around naked and say "LOL NOT U NOT U NOT U..."

It doesn't have anything to do with rape or a patriarchy. If you understand women logic you can sell them a lot of shit.
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>>293838

fuck off /pol/
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>>288635
Probably a remnant from Greek and Roman society. Pretty much every other civilization did (Celts and Germanics didn't although Scythians and other steppe cultures did)
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It's part of the larger picture of being modest.
You wouldn't know it from the crazy veils westernized Muslims wear though...
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>>290046
Hair is a point of vanity for women.

Thus, any religion that eschews vanity requires women to cover up, rather than showing off
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>>288635
>implying taking off the wrapper isn't half the fun
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Because niggas weak to the poon, essentially.

sometimes I wonder if it's reactionary to the old pagan goddesses who were anything but modest in behavior.
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>>296807
>no sexy nun to smack my ass with a ruler
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>>296807
Ah, what? Except for Aphroite, the Greek goddesses were all virgins. Well, Hera, but she was married.
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>>298399

I wasn't specifying Greek goddesses, but goddesses from other pantheons too; I'm not arguing anything though lol, just pulled that thought out of my ass.
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>>298393
STOP

That is a woman MARRIED TO THE CHURCH you speak of!

Would your MOTHER approve of this kind of language, young man?
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>>288635
Gotta make those angels don't come down and steal our women, anon.
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>>298399
The Celt, Nordic, and various near Eastern deities though?

Aaaaaannything but chaste.
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>>292594
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>>298393
many nuns liberate themselves before taking the orders.
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>>299342
Nothing more liberating than submitting to some thick, logn BBC before submitting to Christ.
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>>288635

ITT: Lots of retarded, fedora-eque answers.

It's not about sexual repression. Head cover was a normal working headgear for women. It protected head from sunstroke. It thus became associated with servants and submission. And from that it was just one step towards wearing cover as an expression of humility.
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>>300242
*tips
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>>292920
>reading comprehension
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>>296496
fuck off tumblr
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>>300226
Pls I'm on nofap
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I'm a woman and I don't like veil shit. I only like flowers in my hair.
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>>292594
That's not true to reality.

>>292912
Muslims are disgusting subhumans and need to be shot to death. An unwanted man who cannot control himself is no better than a beast and as a beast he should be put down.
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