• Old Testament

    Why the Levite Cut Up His Concubine in Judges 19

    The Israelite discovers his concubine, dead on his doorstep – Gustave Doré, Circa 1880 Having recently taught Judges 19 (the story about the Levite and his concubine) to a group of women who were keen to study their Bibles, I was asked afterward why the Levite would cut up his concubine. Further, what was the reason the Levite sent the pieces of the concubine to the other tribes? These are good questions, and after having done a little more research on the issue I wanted to provide some of my thoughts.   Read the Whole Article