Book of Genesis has many levels. Some are political. If you believe that God is male-only and that women are an abomination and solely responsible for men’s desire of them and that women do not give birth to men, this is definitely the book for you.
Meanwhile, In Pakistan, a man's right to control his wife with beatings is being challenged: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04...men-of-pakistan.html
These creepy old men are common across Muslim countries. How it is.