What about Those Old Testament “Texts of Terror?” (A Review of an Almost New Book by Philip Jenkins)

What about Those Old Testament “Texts of Terror?” Review of a (Relatively) New Book by Philip JenkinsI just finished reading Laying Down the Sword: Why We Can’t Ignore the Bible’s Violent Verses by my colleague Philip Jenkins (Harper One, 2011). Philip is one of the most prolific Christian scholars these days. And he writes on a broad variety of issues related to contemporary Christianity. Of course, he’s best known for The Next Christendom—a ground breaking book about Christianity in the Glo … [Read more...]


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