By John Kaltner, Joel Kilpatrick
Strange yet precise Bible Facts
Did you know:
- that King David swore like a sailor?
- that the ebook of Ecclesiastes encourages ingesting, in particular beer?
- that mandrakes have been the biblical identical of Viagra®?
- that the legislations of Moses prescribes bikini waxing?
- that Joseph's "coat of many colours" may need really been a dress?
- that Eve could have been created, no longer from Adam's rib, yet from anything a bit reduce down?
Discover all this, and extra, in The Uncensored Bible.
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Three. Judges five. four. Susan Niditch, “Eroticism and loss of life within the story of Jael,” in Gender and distinction in old Israel, ed. Peggy L. Day (Minneapolis: citadel, 1989), 43–57. five. Judges 4:21. 6. Ruth 3:7. 7. Jeremiah 4:30. eight. Judges 5:2. 14. Did Jacob Use intercourse Toys? 1. Genesis 29:15. 2. Genesis 29:1–12. three. Genesis 29:20. four. Genesis 29:21. five. Genesis 29:25. 6. E. A. Speiser, Genesis (Anchor Bible; backyard urban, N. Y. : Doubleday, 1964), 238. 7. Genesis 31:41–42. eight. Scott B. Noegel, “Sex, Sticks, and the Trickster in Genesis 30:31–43,” magazine of the traditional close to japanese Society, Columbia college 25 (1997): 7–17. nine. Genesis 30:39. 10. Hosea 4:12. eleven. Genesis 30:38. 12. Genesis 30:41. thirteen. track of Solomon 7:5. 14. Genesis 29:17. 15. Genesis 30:37. 15. Did King David Have Penis Envy? 1. 1 Samuel 18:6–7. 2. 1 Samuel 18:8. three. The presentation used to be for the Biblical Colloquium assembly at St. Mary’s Seminary in Baltimore, Maryland, October 29, 2005. four. T. M. Lemos, “Shame and Mutilation of Enemies within the Hebrew Bible,” magazine of Biblical Literature one hundred twenty five (2006): 225–41. sixteen. was once Joseph a Cross-Dresser? 1. Genesis 37:33. 2. 2 Samuel 13:18–19. three. 2 Samuel 13:18. four. Theodore W. Jennings Jr. , Jacob’s Wound: Homoerotic Narrative within the Literature of historic Israel (New York: Continuum, 2005), 177–96. five. Jennings, Jacob’s Wound, 182. 6. Jennings, Jacob’s Wound, 184. 7. Genesis 39:13. eight. Genesis 41:14. nine. Genesis 41:42. 10. Genesis 40:15; 41:14. eleven. Genesis 39:3. 12. Genesis 41:38–40. 17. Did Dinah Marry Her Rapist? 1. Genesis 34:25. 2. Joseph Fleishman, “Why Did Simeon and Levi Rebuke Their Father in Genesis 34:31? ” magazine of Northwest Semitic Languages 26 (2000): 101–16. three. Genesis 34:2. four. Genesis 34:3. five. Genesis 34:26. 6. Plutarch, Romulus, 14. 1–7. A model of the tale can be stated by way of the Roman historian Livy (1. nine. 6–11). 7. Judges 21. 18. used to be Lot a Sexually Abusive Father? 1. Genesis 19:2–3. 2. J. Cheryl Exum, “Desire Distorted and Exhibited: Lot and His Daughters in Psychoanalysis, portray, and Film,” in ‘A clever and Discerning Mind’: Essays in Honor of Burke O. lengthy, ed. Saul Olyan and Robert Cully, Brown Judaic reviews 325 (Providence: Brown collage, 2000), 83–97. 19. Did Ishmael Molest Isaac? 1. Genesis 21:9. 2. Jonathan Kirsch, The Harlot by way of the facet of the line: Forbidden stories of the Bible (New York: Ballantine Books, 1997), forty nine. three. Jacob Neusner, Genesis Rabbah: The Judaic remark to the publication of Genesis: a brand new American Translation (Atlanta: students Press, 1985), 253. four. Genesis 49:17. five. Genesis 26:1–11. 6. Neusner, Genesis Rabbah, 253. 7. Kirsch, The Harlot through the aspect of the line, forty eight. eight. Genesis 21:10. 20. used to be Moses Suicidal? 1. Exodus 4:24–26. 2. Pamela Tamarkin Reis, examining the strains: A clean examine the Hebrew Bible (Peabody, Mass. : Hendrikson, 2002), 93–103. three. Numbers 12:1. four. Exodus 18:2. five. Reis, examining the strains, ninety five. 6. Exodus 4:24. 7. Exodus 4:26. eight. Exodus 4:18. nine. Reis, interpreting the traces, ninety nine. 10. Joshua 5:2. eleven. Joshua 5:4–7. 12. Joshua 5:9. thirteen. Reis, interpreting the strains, a hundred. 14. Exodus 4:25. 15. Exodus 4:24. 21. Did Ruth and Boaz Have a Roll within the Hay on the Threshing ground? 1. Ruth 1:16. 2. Leviticus 19:9–10.