Manage episode 313785885 series 3286940
We dive deeper into these first two clobber verses: “Sodom and Gomorrah” in Genesis 19 (GN 19: 1-29) and “The Murder of the Levite’s Concubine” in Judges 19-21. What is really going on in these two stories? Are these mobs of gay rapists…? And what should we learn from these stories?
References and URLs:
“ANGELS OF INDETERMINATE GENDER IN GENESIS 19”
by Rev. Dave Barnhart (quoted in this episode– this URL loads slowly)
More on the gender of Angels:
Rape in clobber verses #1 and #2 -
And for more information on: Sodom and Gomorrah see episode 1 and its notes.
And for more information on: The Murder of the Levite’s Concubine see episode 2 and its notes.
Judges Chapters 19-21 parallels and foreshadows sexual violence against women, people of color, sexual minorities, slaves, prisoners and indigenous peoples. Here are a few references:
History of sexual violence against sexual minorities:
Sexual abuse of slaves in America:
Rape during wars:
Sexual violence throughout history:
The rape of Indigenous peoples in America:
Rape of men during wars and conflicts:
Quotes and Bible verses read by Speechelo