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Studies in biblical literature. 1089-0645 ; v. 109.
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Introduction: The problem of rape in the biblical texts and culture Introduction Scope of the study Survey of research on the rape narratives Summary Genesis 34: the rape of Dinah, the disputes of men and the division of a family Introduction The context of rape The rape text progression Conclusion Judges 19: the rape of the nameless concubine, hospitality gone awry and the decline of a nation Introduction The context of rape The rape text progression Conclusion 2 Samuel 13:1-22: the rape of Tamar and the fragmentation of a kingdom Introduction The context of rape : judgment and succession The rape text progression Conclusion Conclusion: configurations of rape.