- Paperback: 160 pages
- Publisher: Paulist Press (May 1, 2013)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0809147963
- ISBN-13: 978-0809147960
- Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.5 x 8 inches
- Shipping Weight: 4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 3 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,248,461 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Dark God: Cruelty, Sex, and Violence in the Old Testament Paperback – May 1, 2013
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Thomas Römer has been professor at the Collège de France since 2009. He teaches Old Testament at the Faculty of Theology and Science of Religion at Lausanne University.
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I especially appreciated the idea in the book that often the so-called violence of God is actually just the violence of humans projected onto God (p. 70). This is the same approach I took in my book "The Atonement of God" and was glad to find another author who argued similarly.