Read it, if you dare.
Check out the article I wrote for Christianity Today online that came out yesterday (Oct 22, 2015):
“David Was a Rapist, Abraham Was a Sex Trafficker: What We Miss When We Downgrade Old Testament Abuse Stories to Sexual Peccadillos.” It wasn’t my idea to use “peccadillos.” I had to look up what the word meant when my editor suggested it.
The article is based on themes I discuss in Prostitutes and Polygamists: A Look at Love, Old Testament Style.
Here are my blogs where I took about what happened between David and Bathsheba:
What do you think? Was David a rapist after God’s own heart?