The Violence of the Biblical God

About the Author: L. Daniel Hawk

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  • Paperback
  • 248 pages
  • The Violence of the Biblical God
  • L. Daniel Hawk
  • 16 January 2018
  • 0802872441

The Violence of the Biblical God How We Can Make Sense Of Violence In The Bible The Teachings Of The Incarnate Jesus Sometimes Seem To Be At Odds With The Edicts Of The God Of Israel Joshua Commands God S People To Wipe Out Everyone In The Promised Land, Yet Jesus Commands God S People To Love Their Enemies How Are We To Interpret Passages On Violence When It Is Sanctioned At One Point And Condemned At Another The Violence Of The Biblical God By L Daniel Hawk Offers A New Framework, Solidly Rooted In The Authority Of Scripture, For Understanding The Paradox Of God S Participation In Violence Hawk Suggests That The Historical Narrative Of The Bible Offers Multiple Canoni Cal Pictures For Faithful Christian Engagement With The Violent Systems Of The World Reading Scripture As The Story Of The Creator S Decision To Restore Creation By Working Within And Along With Humanity, Hawk Shows How Christians With Diverse Perspectives Can At Once Be Faithful To The Biblical Text And Partake In A Common Conversation On Violence.

5 thoughts on “The Violence of the Biblical God

  1. Nathan says:

    Hawk delves into examining not just the instances in the Bible where God is either directly or indirectly involved in violence, but tries to explain the motives behind it Just think for a second of how often you ve wondered at why God would do something or the other, and we re not settling for the most part, anyway with the they were wicked reason The author will likely not have been the first to present God to the reader as a deity t...

  2. J.D. DeHart says:

    Ethical and thoughtful, this book explores an issue that stumps even seasoned theologians I appreciated the level of support and research the author used in constructing this exploration.