Jacob's Wound: Homoerotic Narrative in the Literature of Ancient Israel
“…evidence for significant same-sex eroticism in Israel actually precedes the evidence for Greece, in some cases, by several centuries. Hence, it appears that ancient Israel may have more of a claim to be a cultural home to same-sex eroticism than does ancient Greece.”
Jacob’s Wound- Part 4 (pg. # 198)
The Bible, whether you believe in it or not, is the book that has defined beliefs and morals in Western culture. While it has been a solace to many, it is also used as a hammer against many others....more
Opinion: Some of it falls a bit short for me, some of it is mindblowing- I'm not sure I can describe which part made me swoon without a spoiler, but I highly recommend this book. It's one of those books I wish I'd read the second it came out instead of as a college assignment.