The Old Testament Is Often Maligned As An Outmoded And Even Dangerous Text Best Selling Authors Like Richard Dawkins, Karen Armstrong, And Derrick Jensen Are Prime Examples Of Those Who Find The Old Testament To Be Problematic To Modern Sensibilities Iain Provan Counters That Such Easy And Popular Readings Misunderstand The Old Testament He Opposes Modern Misconceptions Of The Old Testament By Addressing Ten Fundamental Questions That The Biblical Text Should And According To Provan Does Answer Questions Such As Who Is God And Why Do Evil And Suffering Mark The World By Focusing On Genesis And Drawing On Other Old Testament And Extra Biblical Sources, Seriously Dangerous Religion Constructs A Plausible Reading As It Turns Out, Provan Argues, The Old Testament Is Far Dangerous Than Modern Critics Even Suppose Its Dangers Are The Bold Claims It Makes Upon Its Readers.
Marshall Sheppard Professor ofBiblical Studies OT at Regent College Vancouver and formerly senior lecturer in Hebrew and Old Testament Studies at the University of Edinburgh.
- 512 pages
- Seriously Dangerous Religion
- Iain W. Provan
- 13 November 2017 Iain W. Provan