Tag: Sexual offences

The cry of Tamar

The cry of Tamar

by Katherine Ladd, 8th March 2019 ‘“No…” she said to him. “Don’t force me! Don’t do this wicked thing. What about me?” …But he refused to listen to her, and since he was stronger than she, he raped her… and said, “Get this woman out of my sight and bolt the door”… And Tamar lived […]

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Family Offences in Biblical Law

Family Offences in Biblical Law

Jubilee Centre, December 2005 In the last issue of Engage we addressed the three dominant themes in the recent reform of sexual offences legislation: consent, equality and protection. In this article we will consider how these themes are treated in biblical law as well as additional categories that inform the approach of Biblical law to […]

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