The Violence of Scripture: Overcoming the Old Testament's Troubling Legacy

The Violence of Scripture: Overcoming the Old Testament's Troubling Legacy

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No one can read far in the Hebrew Bible without encountering depictions of violence carried out by human beings, sometimes in the name of God, or indeed violence carried out or commanded by God–from Cain’s murder of Abel to the slaughter of Canaanite populations and much. For those who read the Bible as sacred scripture, such depictions can pose tremendous moral and theological challenges.

Eric A. Seibert faces these challenges head-on, offering perspectives… (more)


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Publisher: Fortress Press (August 01, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 232 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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