The Daily Beast
Forget the meteor. We should talk about biblical rape culture in Sodom’s story.
John Martin / Public Domain If God’s hand reaches out to people and strikes, it may look like a meteorite. Or, at least if a meteorite hits the earth, people might think it’s God’s hand. This is a discussion of a treatise published this week in the prestigious scientific journal Nature.Studying the effects of meteorites that devastated parts of the Jordan Valley about 3,600 years ago, the authors suggest that it was this cosmic event that caused Sodom and Gomorrah. increase