Recent Research on Divine Violence in the Old Testament (with Special Attention to Christian Theological Perspectives)

@article{Seibert2016RecentRO,
  title={Recent Research on Divine Violence in the Old Testament (with Special Attention to Christian Theological Perspectives)},
  author={Eric A. Seibert},
  journal={Currents in Biblical Research},
  year={2016},
  volume={15},
  pages={40 - 8}
}
  • Eric A. Seibert
  • Published 1 October 2016
  • Philosophy
  • Currents in Biblical Research
Many readers of the Bible are troubled by passages in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament that portray God behaving violently and commanding others to do likewise. This article offers a survey of various ways contemporary scholars—particularly Christian scholars—have attempted to respond to the moral and theological challenges these troubling texts inevitably raise for modern readers. The contributions considered here are mostly from the past twenty years. Seven different approaches are examined… 
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