Lauren F. Winner’s worrisome decision to ignore God (as a rapist, in the Bible)
My favorite book by Lauren F. Winner so far is her newest one, Wearing God: Clothing, Laughter, Fire, and Other Overlooked Ways of Meeting God. When it’s all over, she writes “A Short Note from the Women’s Prison” to confess this fact:
There is a chapter missing from this book.
The chapters are worth reading. The note goes on for several pages and is worth reading. Here are four paragraphs from one of those several pages, and you be the judge of their worth:
Well, you see what Winner is doing. She’s really ignoring very little at all. And neither should we when reading (about) all the various images of God in the Bible. The question begged is our response.