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Chronological Index: Ancient History: Ancient Near East:

Topical Index: Cases: Biblical Cases:


Victim: Dinah

[Info] Amit, Yairah. »פולמוס סמוי בפרשת אונס דינה.« Proceedings of the World Congress of Jewish Studies. Division A. Edited by David Assaf. Jerusalem 1994: 1-8.

[Info] Amit, Yairah. »(Implicit Redaction and Latent Polemic in the Story of the Rape of Dinah).« Texts, Temples, and Traditions: A Tribute to Menahem Haran. Edited by Michael V. Fox et al. Winona Lake 1996: 11*-28*.

[Info] Bader, Mary A. Sexual Violation in the Hebrew Bible: A Multi-Methodological Study of Genesis 34 and 2 Samuel 13. New York 2006.

[Info] Bechtel, Lyn M. »What If Dinah Is Not Raped? (Genesis 34).« Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 62 (1994): 19-36.

[Info] Blyth, Caroline. »Redeemed by His Love? The Characterization of Shechem in Genesis 34.« Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 33 (2008): 3-18.

[Info] Blyth, Caroline. Terrible Silence, Eternal Silence: A Consideration of Dinah's Voicelessness in the Text and Interpretive Traditions of Genesis 34. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Edinburgh, 2008.

[Info] Blyth, Caroline. »`Listen to My Voice': Challenging Dinah's Silence in Genesis 34.« Expository Times 120 (2009): 385-387.

[Info] Blyth, Caroline. The Narrative of Rape in Genesis 34: Interpreting Dinah’s Silence. Oxford 2010.

[Info] Caspi, Mishael M. »"And his soul clave unto Dinah" (Gen. 34). The story of the rape of Dinah, the narrator and the reader.« Annual of the Japanese Biblical Institute 11 (1985): 16-53.

[Info] Caspi, Mishael M. »"And his soul clave unto Dinah" (Gen. 34). The story of the rape of Dinah, the narrator and the reader.« Hebrew studies 26 (1985): 25-45.

[Info] Chesler, Phyllis. »The rape of Dina. On the Torah portion of "Vayishlah".« Nashim No. 3 (2000): 232-248.

[Info] Clark, Ron. »The silence of Dinah’s cry. Narrative in Genesis in a context of sexual violence.« Journal of religion & abuse 2 (2001): 81-98.

[Info] Clark, Ron. »The silence of Dinah’s cry.« Lectio difficilior 1/2006.

[Info] Donaldson, Laura E. »Don Juan in Shechem. Rape, romance, and reading in Genesis 34.« Essays in literature 20 (1993): 16-22.

[Info] Downey, H.R. Removing Homosexuality from Sodom: Contextualizing Genesis 19 with Other Biblical Rape Narratives. Master Thesis, Wright State University, 2017.

[Info] Fewell, Danna N. »Viol, lecture et representation en Genèse 34.« Guide des nouvelles lectures de la Bible. Edited by André Lacocque. Paris 2005.

[Info] Fewell, Danna N., et al. »Tipping the balance. Sternberg’s reader and the rape of Dinah.« Journal of biblical literature 110 (1991): 193-211.

[Info] Fischer, Irmgard. »‘Ga heen, en laatje onderdrukken!’, sprak de godsbode tot Hagar. Repressie tegen vrouwen in bijbelse teksten.« Concilium. Internationaal tijdschrift voor theologie 30 (1994): 93-100.

[Info] Fischer, Irmgard. »"Geh, und laß dich unterdrücken!" Repression gegen Frauen in biblischen Texten.« Concilium. Internationale Zeitschrift für Theologie 30 (1994): 155-160.

[Info] Fischer, Irmgard. »‘Go and suffer oppression!’ said God’s messenger to Hagar.« Concilium. International journal for theology 30 (1994): 75-82.

[Info] Fleishman, Joseph. »[Socio-legal aspects of Genesis 34].« Shnaton 12 (2002): 141-155.

[Info] Fleishman, Joseph. »Shechem and Dinah. In the light of non-biblical and biblical sources.« Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 116 (2004): 12-32.

[Info] Geller, Stephen A. Sacred enigmas. Literary religion in the Hebrew Bible. London 1996.

[Info] Gruber, M.I. »[A re-examination of the charges against Shechem son of Hamor].« Beit mikra 44 (1998-99): 119-127.

[Info] Keefe, Alice A. »Rapes of women, wars of men.« Semeia 61 (1993): 79-97.

[Info] Kugel, James L. The ladder of Jacob. Ancient interpretations of the biblical story of Jacob and his children. Princeton 2006.

[Info] Neufeld, Ernest. »The rape of Dinah.« Jewish Bible quarterly 25 (1997): 220-224.

[Info] Noble, Paul. »A "balanced" reading of the rape of Dinah. Some exegetical and methodological observations.« Biblical interpretation 4 (1996): 173-204.

[Info] Parry, Robin. »Feminist hermeneutics and evangelical concerns. The rape of Dinah as a case study.« Tyndale bulletin 53 (2002): 1-28.

[Info] Parry, Robin. Old Testament story and christian ethics. The rape of Dinah as a case study. Bletchly 2004.

[Info] Pfau, Julie. Dinah is still silent. Trauma and the unrealized potential of midrash. Ann Arbor 2002.

[Info] Rashkow, Ilona N. »The rape of Dinah. Crime and punishment?« Mid-Hudson language studies 12 (1989): 1-15.

[Info] Rashkow, Ilona N. Upon the dark places. Anti-semitism and sexism in English Renaissance biblical translation. Sheffield 1990.

[Info] Rashkow, Ilona N. »The rape(s) of Dinah (Genesis 34). False religion and excess in revenge.« The destructive power of religion. Violence in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Vol. 3. Edited by J. Harold Ellens. Westport 2004: 53-80.

[Info] Rofé, Alexander. »Defilement of virgins in biblical law and the case of Dinah (Genesis 34).« Biblica 86 (2005): 369-375.

[Info] Ruit, Gavi S. »Rabbinic Commentaries on Genesis 34 and the Construction of Rape Myths.« Journal of Jewish Ethics 3 (2017): 247-266.

[Info] Sarna, Yehuda. »The co-divine reader. Religious responses to an open Bible.« Nahalah 2 (2000): 15-36.

[Info] Scholz, Susanne. »Through whose eyes? A ‘right’ reading of Genesis 34.« Genesis. A feminist companion to the Bible. Second series. Edited by Athalya Brenner. Sheffield 1998: 150-171.

[Info] Scholz, Susanne. »Was it really rape in Genesis 34? Biblical scholarship as a reflection of cultural assumptions.« Escaping Eden. New feminist perspectives on the Bible. Edited by Harold Washington et al. Sheffield 1998: 182-198.

[Info] Scholz, Susanne. Rape plots. A feminist cultural study of Genesis 34. New York 2000.

[Info] Scholz, Susanne. »Retrospecting rape in Christian commentaries of Genesis 34 and forensic medical textbooks from nineteenth-century Germany.« Sacred text, secular times. The Hebrew Bible in the modern world. Edited by Leonard J. Greenspoon et al. Omaha 2000: 197-213.

[Info] Scholz, Susanne. »What "really" happened to Dinah. A feminist analysis of Genesis 34.« Lectio difficilior 2/2001.

[Info] Scholz, Susanne. »Gender, class, and androcentric compliance in the rapes of enslaved women in the Hebrew Bible.« Lectio difficilior 1/2004.

[Info] Schroeder, Joy A. »The rape of Dinah. Luther’s interpretation of a biblical narrative.« Sixteenth century journal 28 (1997): 775-791.

[Info] Schulte, Leah R. The Absence of God in Biblical Rape Narratives. Minneapolis 2017.

[Info] Shemesh, Yael. »Rape is rape is rape. The story of Dinah and Shechem (Genesis 34).« Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 119 (2007): 2-21.

[Info] van Wolde, Ellen J. »The Dinah story. Rape or worse?« Old Testament essays 15 (2002): 225-239.

[Info] van Wolde, Ellen J. »Does ‘innâ denote rape? A semantic analysis of a controversial word.« Vetus Testamentum 52 (2002): 528-544.

[Info] Wagner, Angela B. »Considerations on the Politico-Juridical Proceedings of Genesis 34.« Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 38 (2013): 145-161.

[Info] West, Stuart A. »The rape of Dinah and the conquest of Shechem.« Dôr le-dôr 8 (1980): 144-156.

[Info] Yamada, Frank M. Configurations of Rape in the Hebrew Bible: A Literary Analysis of three Rape Narratives. Ph.D. Thesis, Princeton Theological Seminary, 2004.

[Info] Yamada, Frank M. »Dealing with Rape (in) Narrative (Genesis 34): Ethics of the Other and a Text in Conflict.« The Meanings We Choose: Hermeneutical Ethics, Indeterminacy and the Conflict of Interpretations. Edited by Charles H. Cosgrove. London 2004: 149-165.

[Info] Yamada, Frank M. Configurations of Rape in the Hebrew Bible: A Literary Analysis of three Rape Narratives. New York 2008.

[Info] Zamkanei, Shayna. »Was She or Wasn’t She? Rape as a Patriarchal Shift in the Story of Dinah.« Oculus 4 (2005): 45-50.