Hum Lecture-Jan 23, 2008

Hum Lecture-Jan 23, 2008 - Jan 23, 2008 Rape and the Bible...

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Jan 23, 2008 Rape and the Bible Introduction Idea is, diagnostic how culture views women in familiar perspective and how they are valued Def: rape is seen as a crime against the father or husband, not female. private offenses are treated as civil law suit public offense brings entire community into detail Sex and the Law Private offences (legal prose) 1. Marriage Statuses: -Married -Betrothed (not live with husband, father accepted bridal gifts from suiter) -Unattached (single) 2. Adultery: Lev 20:10; Deut 22:22, Ex 22:16 -Def: intercourse on the part of the wife with male not her husband. Both parts are held guilty -Gender Bias: -plaintiff can only be male -wife going around is not allowed but husband allowed too. -Man crime not against woman, but to husband. -As long as husband keeps hands of married women. -Married or Betrothed: -Both put to death, to kill both and not just husband. -the point is to limit the amount of revenge -Unattached -no punishment to a girl who has been seduced, but the seducer has consequences.
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Hum Lecture-Jan 23, 2008 - Jan 23, 2008 Rape and the Bible...

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