Disturbing Divine Behavior
- How should we understand biblical texts where God is depicted as acting irrationally, violently, or destructively?
- If we distance ourselves from disturbing portrayals of God, how should we understand the authority of Scripture?
- How does the often wrathful God portrayed in the Old Testament relate to the God of love proclaimed in the New Testament?
- Is that contrast even accurate?
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About "Disturbing Divine Behavior"
Disturbing Divine Behavior addresses these perennially vexing questions for the student of the Bible.
Meet the Author
Eric A Seibert
Eric A. Seibert (Ph.D., Drew University) is Associate Professor of Old Testament and former Director of the Peace and Conflict Studies Initiative at Messiah College, and author of Subversive Scribes and the Solomonic Narrative: A Rereading of 1 Kings 1-11 (The Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies) and Disturbing Divine Behavior: Troubling Old Testament Images of God
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