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Allen Williams Dr. Bell World Religions There are several messages about sexuality in Genesis 19. For example, in Genesis 19:8, Lot makes sure to mention that his daughters are “both virgins” as an added enticement to the mob. Therefore, Genesis 19 shows that virginity is an important virtue for women, which could show why in Father-Daughter Purity Ball , Randy Wilson declared, “A Father-Daughter Purity Ball is an incredible dedication of beauty and grace. We decorate every table with a different calligraphy banner describing the feminine spirit: gentleness, purity, graciousness, kindness, beautiful, precious, a treasure, helper/completer, and live-giver” (Wilson, 22). Furthermore, in Genesis 19, women are the sexual property of men. In Genesis 19:8, Lot offers his daughters to the mob and says “you can do what you like with them.” In saying that, the daughters appear to have no choice in the matter. In Genesis 19, an alternative interpretation unrelated to sexuality emerges. The other
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2011 for the course RELIGION 2001 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Georgia State.

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