• Bodies in the body of Christ : in search of a theological response to rape 

      Van Niekerk, Margeretha (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study argues that rape is an instrument of patriarchy, functioning in the same way as torture to keep patriarchal power hierarchies intact. Rape robs women of their voices, making and keeping them ...
    • Rape as Torture : re-reading the rape of the Levite’s concubine in Judges 19 

      Van der Westhuizen, Renate (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-02-18)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Rape has become a way of life in South Africa. From narratives lived and shared, we know how pervasive violence against women is, to such a degree that some refer to it as a gender civil war in South ...