The daughter of Jeftah died?

Lawrence May lgmay at mindspring.com
Mon Jun 3 10:28:02 EDT 2002


Please expound on the "Doctrine of  Unintended Consequences" and how it
applies to Jeptha and his daughter.
Also how this might be related to the permission granted to husbands and
fathers to abrogate the vow of a woman,
especially since it was the vow of Jephtha that had unexpected
consequences

"Lisbeth S. Fried" wrote:

>  The story may be related to the permission granted husbands
> andfathers to abrogate the vow of a woman. She, being such a rashand
> foolhardy creature, may be given to making vows like Jephtha'swithout
> considering the Doctrine of Unintended Consequences.Liz
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