In this episode, Helen Paynter talks about the passage from the book of Judges, chapter 19. It's a story about the awful treatment of a wife and Helen talks to Grace about why it is in the Bible and what we can learn from it, as well as answering our usual podcast questions.
Helen is a Baptist minister and the Director of the Centre for the Study of Bible and Violence at Bristol Baptist College.
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For more podcasts about these 'texts of terror' have look at The Bible Society's #SheToo podcasts, which Helen contributed to https://www.biblesociety.org.uk/explore-the-bible/shetoo/