Sexual Violence Against Women and the OT Law (with Sandra Richter)

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By Talbot School of Theology at Biola University, Talbot School of Theology at Biola University / Sean McDowell, and Scott Rae. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Many critics of the Bible hold that the OT views women as property and is demeaning toward women. OT scholar Dr. Sandra Richter looks at the parts of the Mosaic law that deal with sexual violence toward women and concludes that, "far fewer lives were ravaged by sexual misconduct in the central hill country of Israel in the Iron Age than in southern California in 2019."

Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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