This essay, originally written for “The Hebrew Scriptures: History, Theology, and Controversy,” considers the story of the rape of Dinah, exploring the text’s history and its traditional interpretations. Drawing on the work of Phyllis Trible’s Texts of Terror, the piece proposes a feminist and liberatory reading of the passage, one that centers the personhood of Dinah and the other women of the story.
Sanchez-Small, Jacqueline OSB. 2023. "Get Me the Girl for a Wife": Feminist Readings of Genesis 34-35. Obsculta 16, (1) : 42-56. https://digitalcommons.csbsju.edu/obsculta/vol16/iss1/5.