is not named in the Torah, but Thigpen has named her AhDoo in this opera.
Hannah simply told the story and allowed Zachary to find his way in it, rather than "tsk tsk-ing" at Lot's wife
through direct comments or leading questions.
See - with gorgeous detail - Abraham stopped from sacrificing Isaac… or Lot's wife
turn into a pillar of salt.
First is the voice of Yael as narrator, who informs us: 'There is a pillar to Lot's wife
somewhere here, but I think of all this terrain as Her'.
Turning Lot's wife
into a pillar of salt wasn't a healthy option, either.
Enter Lot's Wife
, who famously defied God's command when she looked back at Sodom's demise and was turned into a pillar of salt.
This does not automatically excuse Lot's daughters, who may have residually "imbibed a love of Sodom and its attitudes." (114) Lot's wife
, daughters, and betrothed sons-in-law are all unnamed in Genesis, and their anonymity may imply censure.
was a pillar of salt during the day, but a ball of fire during the night.
RAIL: I would also like to talk about "Lot's Wife
" (1969) represented here by three framed photographs showing a pillar of salt blocks surrounded by cattle in the Napa Valley countryside.
, the foreigner, looks down at the roofs Of all those
"There came into my mind the image of Lot's wife
, who by looking round was turned into a pillar of salt.