David, Bathsheba, and the AIDS Pandemic: A Video Scriptural Reflection

By the Web Editors 07-27-2012

In the video below, Eric Barreto, an assistant professor of New Testament at Luther Seminary in Saint Paul, Minn., explains how the story of David and Bathsheba relates to our modern-day struggle to end the oppression of women through sexual violence and the transmission of HIV.

Read more about David, Bathsheba, and AIDS in Melissa Browning's post, "David, Bathsheba, Grace, and AIDS."

Video via Odyssey Networks.

Image: Depiction of David and Bathsheba in Bathsheba at Bath by Paolo Veronese, 1575, Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon. Via Wiki Commons.

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