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Author Römer, Thomas, 1955-
Uniform Title Dieu obscur. English
Title Dark God : cruelty, sex, and violence in the Old Testament / Thomas Römer.
Published New York : Paulist Press, [2013]
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 Floor2  BS1192.6 .R6513 2013    IN LIBRARY
Description vi, 154 pages ; 21 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-154).
Contents The challenge of the Old Testament God -- Is God male? -- Is God cruel? -- Is God a warlike despot? -- Is God self-righteous and humans mere sinners? -- Is God violent and vengeful? -- Is God comprehensible? -- The God of the Old and the New Testaments.
Summary Treats the question of interpreting difficult texts of the Bible that seem to shock our modern understanding of God and religious ideas. -- Publisher
Subject Bible. Old Testament -- Theology.
Hidden God.
ISBN 0809147963 (alk. paper)
9780809147960 (alk. paper)
OCLC number 820123285