The only direct instruction of Esther is how to throw a party.… Read More Party like its 479 BCE!
Like all of the abuse allegations recently, the story of Dinah is ugly. Dinah was the only daughter of Israel (Jacob). Ironically, her name means ‘the one who brings justice.’ It is the feminine version of the name Dan. Lady Justice. I say ironically, because Dinah’s story has little justice. She was kidnapped in broad… Read More Her name was Dinah. #metoo
Even in her cynicism, Sarah’s faith shines bright, and she submits in faith to try once more to make a baby. She believed God. … Read More Women in the Text: Sarah’s Submissive Reputation
The capture of wives in the ancient world Within a generation after the fall of humanity in Eden, we read that Lamech “took” two women. He became the first polygamist, thereby rebelling against God’s decree that two people become one, and that the man should leave his family and cleave to his wife. Lamech “took”… Read More Women in the Text: Sarah’s Abductions
A Biblical fiction short story on Princess Tamar.… Read More Don’t Tell a Soul