With God, who needs politics?
Posted: 21 Sep 2012 @ 00:24
Anthony Phillips finds the prophets of old
In God's Shadow: Politics in the Hebrew Bible
Yale University Press £20(978-0-300-18044-2)
Church Times Bookshop £18 (Use code CT857
INTER-DISCIPLINARY studies of the biblical texts are to be
welcomed, as they inevitably offer new insights into what all too
often have become recognised orthodoxies. The danger is that issues
and ideas may be read into these texts which are in fact alien ...
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