God and Violence: Biblical Resources for Living in a Small World

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From the medieval crusades to the latest violence in the Middle East, warriors have long claimed the Bible's support for their battles. Patricia M. McDonald argues that many biblical stories, read as part of a canon from Genesis to Revelation, contain resources for turning violence to service of God and humanity. As varied and complex as life itself, these narratives can provide us with imaginative possibilities and steady motivation to move beyond the narrow defensiveness and self-interest that are becoming ever more ...

God and Violence: Biblical Resources for Living in a Small World 2004, Herald Press (VA)

ISBN-13: 9780836192698

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