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26), many have done the opposite, instead impugning her character while never addressing any flaws in that of Judah. Such scholars have focused on the fact that she veils herself, interpreting this rightly as disguise, but wrongly as disguising herself as a prostitute; then, like Judah, building whole interpretations around an assumption which, as I will argue below, cannot be established from the biblical narrative. In reinterpretations of this story, Tamar's character is typically besmirched (she succeeds through use of her sexual 'wiles', and is roundly condemned for doing so).

1 and assumes the role of 'female savior' in ch. 2, thwarting the malevolent intention of a powerful male ruler. We first encounter the 'righteous' Joseph embroiled in a terrible fix concerning his unlawfully pregnant fiancee: Should he expose her publicly or dismiss her quietly? 19). While this may seem similar to Judah's 'dismissal' of Tamar, in fact, it is quite different. Judah, we may recall, utterly disregarded his legal duty to Tamar and then peremptorily demanded her execution upon discovering her (seemingly) illegitimate pregnancy.

18. See pp. 107-18 of the present volume. 38 Are We Amused? In an interesting contrast to the stories of the endangered ancestress earlier in Genesis (Gen. 12,20 and 26), in which potential sexual partners other than the patriarch create a problem for the continued patriarchal line, here it is Onan's actions which endanger Judah's line. And Judah's next actions endanger his own line even more. Either completely clueless as to the reasons for Er's and Onan's deaths or deliberately blind (the narrator gives us no hint of Judah's knowledge or lack thereof), Judah infers that the deaths of his sons are due not to YHWH but to Tamar.

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