Rape is Rape is Rape: The Story of Dinah and Shechem (Genesis 34)

  title={Rape is Rape is Rape: The Story of Dinah and Shechem (Genesis 34)},
  author={Yael Shemesh},
Abstract A number of studies have been published in the last few years that hold that Gen 34 is the story of seduction rather than of rape. Recently, the suggestion has been raised that the story describes an abduction marriage, not rape. The seduction theory is refuted by a close literary reading of the story and the findings of psychological studies of rape. Even if we agree that the story is about abduction marriage, we should nevertheless call the sexual relations involved by their proper… 
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