Damaged Goods? A Woman’s Worth

The abduction of Dinah, depicted by James Tissot “Now Dinah the daughter of Leah, whom she had borne to Jacob, went out to see the daughters of the land. And when Shechem the son of Hamor the Hivite, prince of the country, saw her, he took her and lay with her, and violated her”—Genesis 34:1-2 (NKJV). Since we live in a patriarchal and sexist society, a woman’s worth is oftentimes defined … [Read more...]