Abigail could have obeyed her husband. But she didn't.
When an Israelite in the Bible times made a vow to God, it was private, between them and God. Unless, of course, if they were a woman. What gives?
Summary: Are you a feminist? I remember when the answer to that question was much more controversial than it is now. I remember myself, at like 14, hesitating and saying dumb things like, "I'm not a feminist, but I think women can do whatever men can do". Any true feminist will tell you that that's … Continue reading Good Old-Fashioned Bible Sexism? (Numbers 5)
Is the Bible misogynistic? Are women treated like second-class citizens? Does God see women differently than men?