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God Behaving Badly

Is The God Of The Old Testament Angry, Sexist And Racist?

by:David Lamb

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God has a bad reputation. Many think of God as wrathful and angry, smiting people right and left for no apparent reason. The Old Testament in particular seems at times to portray God as capricious and malevolent, wiping out armies and nations, punishing enemies with extreme prejudice. But wait. The story is more complicated than that. Alongside troubling passages of God's punishment and judgment are pictures of God's love, forgiveness, goodness, and slowness to... Show More

Product Specifics

  • Item ID 779402
  • Format Trade Paper
  • Publish Date Jan. 4th, 2022
  • ISBN-10 151400349X
  • ISBN-13 9781514003497
  • Publisher Intervarsity Press
  • Language ENG
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About David Lamb

David T. Lamb is the Allan A. MacRae Professor of Old Testament and dean of faculty at Missio Seminary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He previously worked in campus ministry with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship and has taught extensively in various crosscultural contexts. He is the author of Righteous Jehu and His Evil Heirs, Prostitutes and Polygamists: A Look at Love, Old Testament Style and The Historical Writings: Introducing Israel's Historical Literature (coauthored with Mark Leuchter).


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