Period shaming in the Bible

I’ve never understood why periods are talked about the way they are in the Bible. So, I approached this post asking God a lot of questions. Why would he design the female reproductive system to involve periods and childbirth, and then label those things as dirty?

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Abraham, Isaac and God's terrible command

God gives Abraham a direct command, and it involves murder. What kind of cruel demand is this? And what kind of God asks this of someone he supposedly loves? When I read this passage, I was like, “Well God, I’ve got nothing. I don’t think I can write about this one.” I kept reading on a few chapters, not wanting to deal with it. As with every other time I’ve read this story, the command hurt.

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