His mother, my sister Hannah, had just read aloud the story of Sodom and Gomorrah's destruction I found in Genesis 19
It then takes up the specific text of Genesis 19
, the Sodom and Gomorrah story.
According to this story in Genesis 19
, two messengers from God came to Sodom and agreed to spend the night in Lot's house.
And we can presume that problem drinkers were not unknown in ancient times (check out the story of Noah in Genesis 9 or Lot in Genesis 19
Before proceeding with support for my identification of Titian's drawing as a rendition of Lot and His Daughters, it is important to review the biblical account of Lot in Genesis 19
Lot's wife, we may recall, was turned into a pillar of salt for looking back as she and the family fled destruction in Genesis 19
But what exactly is the moral of the Genesis 19
story these party-poopers say is supposed to magically prevent our destruction?
Both the report and Roger's book essentially dismiss the Genesis 19
and Judges 19 passages as offering significant insights into the modern understanding of homosexual behaviour, since both of those passages deal with inhospitality, sexual violence and the rape and abuse of women.
One of the most infamous is the Sodomites' attempted gang rape of the divine beings under the protection of Abraham's nephew Lot in Genesis 19