Sodom and Gomorrah – Incestuous Epilogue

Genesis 19 Epilogue: “I swear I was sleeping!”

As it turns out, Lot had opted to flee to the mountains instead of Zoar, presumably not entirely confident that the Lord would remember not to destroy the town. He lived in a cave with his two daughters, who were apparently quite unfazed by his earlier attempt to offer …Continue reading Sodom and Gomorrah – Incestuous Epilogue

Sodom and Gomorrah ” Part 2

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Genesis 19: “Rape my daughters instead!”

Now, you may remember that Lot was living in Sodom. Indeed, he had been forced to take up residence there after the land he shared with Abraham could no longer sustain his herds, on account of the extra cattle Abraham had swindled from Pharaoh by pimping Sarah.

One night, …Continue reading Sodom and Gomorrah ” Part 2

Sodom and Gomorrah ” Part 1

Genesis 18-19: A brief debate on the ethics of genocide

God appeared to Abraham again – this time bringing three of his buddies, whom he neglected to introduce. “Oh dear Lord, can I get you some water, maybe a bite to eat?” Abraham grovelled.
“Yeah, that sounds good,” replied the men, apparently misunderstanding the question as being directed …Continue reading Sodom and Gomorrah ” Part 1