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The Resource Seriously dangerous religion : what the Old Testament really says and why it matters, Iain Provan

Seriously dangerous religion : what the Old Testament really says and why it matters, Iain Provan

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Seriously dangerous religion : what the Old Testament really says and why it matters
Title
Seriously dangerous religion
Title remainder
what the Old Testament really says and why it matters
Statement of responsibility
Iain Provan
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 more plausible reading. As it turns out, Provan argues, the Old Testament is far more dangerous than modern critics even suppose. Its dangers are the bold claims it makes upon its readers
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1957-
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Provan, Iain W.
Dewey number
221.6
Index
index present
LC call number
BS1235.52
LC item number
.P76 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • RELIGION
  • RELIGION
  • Theology
  • Religion
  • Philosophy & Religion
  • Judaism
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Seriously dangerous religion : what the Old Testament really says and why it matters, Iain Provan
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Copyright
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Of mice, and men, and hobbits : Stories, art, and life -- The up quark, the down quark, and other cool stuff : What is the world? -- Slow to anger, abounding in love, and (thankfully) jealous : Who is God? -- Of humus and humanity : Who are man and woman? -- It isn't natural : Why do evil and suffering mark the world? -- On living in a blighted world : What am I to do about evil and suffering? -- Even the stork knows that : How am I to relate to God? -- Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none : How am I to relate to my neighbor? -- On keeping the earth : How am I to relate to the rest of creation? -- I saw the new Jerusalem : Which society should I be helping to build? -- A bird perched in the soul : What am I to hope for? -- Further up and further in : new dimensions in the old story -- On the judicious closing of the mind : The question of truth -- Risk assessment : Is the story dangerous? -- Postscript: Biblical faith for a new age
Control code
872116135
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unknown
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1 online resource
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781481300247
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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578762
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)872116135
Label
Seriously dangerous religion : what the Old Testament really says and why it matters, Iain Provan
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Of mice, and men, and hobbits : Stories, art, and life -- The up quark, the down quark, and other cool stuff : What is the world? -- Slow to anger, abounding in love, and (thankfully) jealous : Who is God? -- Of humus and humanity : Who are man and woman? -- It isn't natural : Why do evil and suffering mark the world? -- On living in a blighted world : What am I to do about evil and suffering? -- Even the stork knows that : How am I to relate to God? -- Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none : How am I to relate to my neighbor? -- On keeping the earth : How am I to relate to the rest of creation? -- I saw the new Jerusalem : Which society should I be helping to build? -- A bird perched in the soul : What am I to hope for? -- Further up and further in : new dimensions in the old story -- On the judicious closing of the mind : The question of truth -- Risk assessment : Is the story dangerous? -- Postscript: Biblical faith for a new age
Control code
872116135
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781481300247
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
578762
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)872116135

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