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God Behaving Badly: Is the God of the Old Testament Angry, Sexist and Racist?
In God Behaving Badly David Lamb unpacks the complexity of the Old Testament to explore the character of God. He provides historical and cultural background to shed light on problematic passages and to bring underlying themes to the fore. Without minimizing the sometimes harsh realities of the biblical record, Lamb assembles an overall portrait that gives coherence to our understanding of God in both the Old and New Testaments.
|Title: God Behaving Badly: Is the God of the Old Testament Angry, Sexist and Racist?|
By: David T. Lamb
Number of Pages: 192
Vendor: InterVarsity Press
Publication Date: 2011
|Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.50 (inches)|
Weight: 9 ounces
Stock No: WW838264
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"What is the book about? In a nutshell, it addresses some of the most common problematic stereotypes of the OT God: angry, sexist, racist, violent, legalistic, rigid, and distant. In about 200 pages, Lamb treats these topics in a well-informed, accessible, and humorous way. The book is very persuasive overall, easy to read, and extremely well-written. . . . So, for me, God Behaving Badly is the perfect textbook." -- Nijay Gupta, www.nijaygupta.wordpress.com, December 2011
"Lamb encourages readers to prove disturbing passages with an open mind, read feminist theologians, and engage in prayerful conversation. . . . This book will challenge, comfort, and provoke reflection." -- Publishers Weekly, May 9, 2011
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