#SheToo Podcast Series: Violence against women in the Bible

In the seven-part #SheToo Podcast Series, Rosie Dawson interviews biblical scholars Dr Helen Paynter, Dr Katie Edwards, Dr Mary Evans, Dr Johanna Stiebert, Dr Meredith Warren, and Rabbi Shoshana Boyd Gelfand about some of the biblical texts that portray violence against women.

 

 

  1. Sexual Violence in the Bible – Dr Helen Paynter
  2. Hagar (Genesis 16 and 21) – Dr Katie Edwards
  3. Jephthah’s daughter (Judges 11) – Rabbi Shoshana Boyd Gelfand
  4. The Levite’s Concubine (Judges 19) – Dr Mary Evans
  5. The rape of Tamar (2 Samuel 13) – Dr Johanna Stiebert
  6. The punishment of Jezebel (Revelation 2.19-24) – Dr Meredith Warren
  7. Preaching #SheToo – Dr Helen Paynter

 

 

Johanna Stiebert on Sex between Brothers and Sisters in the Bible and Rape Culture

Associate Professor Johanna Stiebert (University of Leeds) explores sex between brothers and sisters in “Exploring Connections between Rape Culture and the Hebrew Bible: Brother and Sister and Sex in Biblical Text and Popular Culture”, a paper delivered at the University of Chester on June 1, 2016.

Associate Professor Stiebert is the author of First-Degree Incest and the Hebrew Bible: Sex in the Family (Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2016), which deals in more detail with the same topic.

University of Glasgow Online Theses

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The University of Glasgow provides its PhD theses online, including many in the area of biblical studies. The full text is available for most theses, although some recent ones are embargoed until a future date.

The Glasgow Theses Service includes, as examples:

Miller, Susan E. (2002) Women in Mark’s gospel. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

Pyper, Hugh Scott (1993) ‘David as reader’: 2 Samuel 12: 1-15 and the poetics of fatherhood. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

Stiebert, Johanna (1998) The construction of shame in the Hebrew Bible: the prophetic contribution. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.