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Woman, violence, and the Bible

by Marla J. Selvidge

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Published by E. Mellen Press in Lewiston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women in the Bible.,
  • Violence -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Women -- Crimes against -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Feminist theology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementMarla J. Selvidge.
    SeriesStudies in women and religion ;, v. 37
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS680.W7 S45 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination150 p. ;
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL985427M
    ISBN 100773487662, 0889465495
    LC Control Number96023247

    We live with the real possibility of violence every day. And actually, that shared female experience shapes how I read and interpret the Bible, especially stories that include sexual violence. A professor in my program recently assigned a reading and reflection on Jud which recounts the rape, torture, and murder of an unnamed woman. Cruelty and Violence-In the Book of Mormon-In the Quran. Dwindling in Unbelief: Cruelty-Which is more violent, After a woman gives birth, a priest must kill a lamb, pigeon, or dove as a sin offering. In the largest single God-assisted massacre in the Bible, Asa, with God's help, kills one million Ethiopians.

    3. The whole Bible assumes that men will normally exercise leadership in the home, in the religious community, and in the military. The Book of Judges is certainly not out of step with these presuppositions. Cf. 4. Achsah is presented as a woman with influence, both with . The Bible, Women and Violence. Dr. Amy-Jill Levine’s presentation laid the foundation for The Guibord Center Initiative on Faith, Women and Violence. Nothing about this subject is easy. The Bible forces us to confront domestic violence over and over again. It shows us that responding to violence with more violence is not a solution.

    We can assume that the references to sex and violence in the Bible tell us something that God wants us to know.” — Leland Ryken, Professor of English, Wheaton College “At last, a book that deals soberly with the fact that the Bible addresses the earthy aspects of life and that does so in a way that honors not just the Bible’s content. The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) was introduced in the United States Congress in January by Senator Joseph Biden (b) of Delaware. The bill was enacted as part of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act and was signed into law by former president Bill .


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Woman, violence, and the Bible by Marla J. Selvidge Download PDF EPUB FB2

She is the author of Fierce: Women of the Bible and Their Stories of Violence, Mercy, Bravery, Wisdom, Sex, and Salvation and How to Human: An Incomplete Manual for Living in a Messed-Up World. Alice is a certified enneagram teacher and a stellar pie-maker. She lives for challenging conversations and has a high tolerance for awkwardness/5(49).

This is a list of the best books that deal with the topic of violence (especially divine violence) in the Bible (especially the Old Testament). Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Woman, the J redactor, and Genesis --The synoptics --Gospel of Matthew --Gospel of Mark --Gospel of John --Acts of the Apostles --The Book of Revelation --Violence, the Bible, and Title.

This book was quite an eye-opener for me. It is the first hand account from a woman who was brutally beaten by her pastor husband. She explains the dilemmas faced by Christians in these situations who believe that divorce is wrong and are willing to risk their lives /5(13).

Hamas, meaning 'violence, wrongdoing', is the Hebrew Bible's primary term for violence and is first used in Genesis "the earth was corrupt in God's sight, and the earth was filled with violence.": 5 It occurs sixty times in the Hebrew Bible, is almost always used to identify physical violence (Genesis ; Judges ), and is used to describe human, not divine, violence.

Violence» The lord hating violence Proverbs There are six things which the LORD hates, Yes, seven which are an abomination to Him: Haughty eyes, a lying tongue, And hands that shed innocent blood, A heart that devises wicked plans, Feet that run rapidly to evil, read and the Bible book.

The Book of the Covenant identifies the act of carrying a false rumor with being a form of verbal violence (Exod ). The Former Prophets also link violence with murder in the Gideon narrative, when the narrator refers to the murder of Abimelech's brothers as "violence" (Judges Judges ).

But when the intercourse happens in the town, both the woman and the man must die (Deut ). As these cases show, location and the honor of men are key factors, but the laws nonetheless respond to (potential) violence against women.

Two stories in the Hebrew Bible suggest that violence against women is more tolerable than violence against. In his forthcoming book, Dark Passages, Jenkins points out that violence in the Quran is mostly defensive, but in the Bible, it is often a method of genocide.

Listen Toggle more options. “Violence in the Old Testament” may refer generally to the Old Testament’s descriptions of God or human beings killing, destroying, and doing physical harm.

As part of the activity of God, violence may include the results of divine judgment, such as God’s destruction of “all flesh” in the flood story (Gen.

) or God raining fire and brimstone on Sodom and Gomorrah (Gen. –25).Author: Jerome F. Creach. Similar Items. Violence against women and children: a Christian theological sourcebook / Published: () The cross and gendercide: a theological response to global violence against women and girls / by: Gerhardt, Elizabeth L.

Published: () Biblical woman: contemporary reflections on scriptural texts / by: Carmody, Denise Lardner, Published: (). That said, the Bible is a much thicker tome, and even though the New Testament endorses and adds to the violence in the Old, when percentages are compared, the Quran comes out ahead.

In addition. This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world’s books discoverable online.

It has survived long enough for the copyright to expire and the book to enter the public domain. The Hebrew Bible contains several references, both in Mosaic law as well as in its narrative portions, to acts that would be considered rape in the modern world.

Hebrew lacks a legal or technical term for rape, since in Biblical times, a sexual assault against another man's daughter, wife, or betrothed could only be a theft of that man's sexual property, rather than an offense against the. Theologian Eryl Davies writes: "From the opening chapters of the book of Genesis, where woman is created to serve as man's 'helper' (Gen) to the pronouncements of Paul concerning the submission of wives to their husbands and the silencing of women in communal worship (1 Cor.

; Col), the primary emphasis of the Bible is on. It turns out that if you divide the book according to the roles of the women in the book, these divisions coincide fairly well with the introductory phrases.

A warrior wins a wife and a father blesses his daughter A courageous woman lures a foreign warrior to his death A woman delivers Israel from a power hungry oppressor.

A Woman Like You: The Face of Domestic Violence by Vera Anderson The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse by Ellen Bass, Laura Davis The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence by Gavin De Becker Crime Victim's Guide to Justice (Self-Help Law Kit With Forms) by Mary L.

Boland When Battered Women Kill by Angela Browne. Domestic violence is a pattern of misuse of power and control used against a household member or intimate partner.

It is coercion, intimidation, and control through emotional, verbal, physical, sexual, financial, religious, or other means. In the Bible we see that God has much to say to us about domestic violence. The websiteFile Size: KB. Domestic Violence: Assault on a Woman's Worth. God designed the marriage relationship to benefit one another.

He intended married couples to love, honor, and cherish each other all the days of their lives, but life doesn't always turn out that way.

In some relationships, cruelty Format: Ebook. This aggression can turn physically violent: % of women experience physical violence in their lifetime, while % of women are victimized at least once by a severe act of violence.

Intimate. Bible verses about Violence. And the father of the young woman shall say to the elders, ‘I gave my daughter to this man to marry, and he hates her; and behold, he has accused her of misconduct, saying, “I did not find in your daughter evidence of virginity.” And.

You Know a Victim of Domestic Abuse. Around the world, 1 in 3 women has experienced some form of abuse from a male intimate partner in their lifetime.

In the UK the number of women who have experienced domestic abuse since the age of 15 is comparable [2]. And a survey conducted by the CDC reported that 1 in 3 women in the U.S.

experience some form of sexual violence in their : Ally Moder. “How many beatings would have to take place in order to qualify as regularly?” asks Jocelyn Andersen, a Christian domestic violence survivor and advocate, author of the book Woman Submit!

Christians and Domestic Violence, an indictment of church teachings of wifely submission and male headship. As she sees it, by convincing women that.