Bible rewards rape (was : Astounding Creation Evidences at Winnipeg Creation Conference!!)

Michael J. Hurst mjhurst at
Sat Mar 20 19:31:37 EST 1999

Alex Vange wrote:

>      The verse is about a damsel that is seduced rather than raped. It
> doesn't actually say this

That's a clue, Sherlock!

> but in verse 24 it tells what happens if the
> damsel doesn't cry out.

Ahhh, God's rules of righteous rape. How charming.

> This shows that the culture was different thousands
> of years ago and the damsel might not object too much.

And the blacks were happy on the plantations. Have you ever heard the word,

> It is also clear
> from the chapter that thousands of years ago men would not marry a damsel
> that was not a virgin. So verse 29 is saying that if a man robs a damsel of
> her virginity he must support her for the rest of her life.

Lucky girl, eh? If he rapes her, he owns her. God is so wonderful, it's hard to
imagine how some people get the impression that the Judeo/Christian/Islamic
tradition hates women.


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