Study Questions

  1. What did Shechem do with Diana in Genesis 34:1-7 that was wrong? Why was it wrong?
  2. What did the men of Gibeah in Judges 19:22-28 do to the Levite's wife that was wrong? Why was it wrong?
  3. What did Amnon do to Tamar in II Samuel 13:1-22 that was wrong? Why was it wrong?
  4. In Shechem's and Amnon's cases, what would have been the correct thing to do?
  5. Is a woman guilty of some sin when she is raped? Why or why not?
  6. In the story of Amnon and Tamar, what was Jonadab's sin?

Class Discussion

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  • Why do some men rape women?
  • Is it necessary for a woman reject a sexual advance for it to be wrong?
  • Who sins when a rape is committed? Why?
  • Does the person who has been raped bear any responsibility?
  • Can someone not physically rape a woman and still be guilty of rape?

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