Divinely Dysfunctional — Week 4: Bathsheba

One of the female figures found in the genealogy of Jesus is Bathsheba.  And yet, her encounter with King David is the definition of non-consensual sex, and this episode from 2 Samuel is one of the darkest and most tragic moments for both Bathsheba and King David.  Why is this story hinted at in the story of the Birth of Jesus?  And what does the story of Bathsheba mean for us today?