Sunday, October 24, 2021

On Lot and his daughters

PROF. REV. WIL GAFNEY: Lot Sexually Manipulates His Two Daughters (
After escaping Sodom, Lot and his daughters hide out in a cave. Believing they were the last humans on earth, the daughters get their father drunk, and conceive children with him while he is asleep. But since when do daughters rape their fathers? A womanist midrashic reading retells the story from their perspective.

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