Note: today’s sermon, on David and Bathsheba, discusses sexual assault in Bathsheba’s story and in our stories. This might not be a sermon to listen to if little ones are present.

Works Cited & Consulted:

Jackson Katz, The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women and How All Men Can Help, (Naperville, Illinois: Sourcebooks, Inc., 2006).

Michael Coogan, God & Sex: What the Bible Really Says, (New York: Twelve Hachette Book Group, 2010).

Human Rights Campaign, “Sexual Assault and the LGBTQ Community,” https://www.hrc.org/resources/sexual-assault-and-the-lgbt-community.

National Sexual Violence Resources, “Sexual Assault in the United States,” https://www.nsvrc.org/statistics.

Gennifer Benjamin Brooks, “Commentary on 2 Samuel 11:1-5, 26-27; 12:1-9; Psalm 51:1-9,” Working Preacher, https://www.workingpreacher.org/preaching.aspx?commentary_id=3813.