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The Kings and Their Gods: The Pathology of Power

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The scenario that confronts us in the biblical text of 1 and 2 Kings is a turbulent one. Daniel Berrigan minces no words in his assessment of that biblical era. Prophets, kings, and the gods they worship -- all are found wanting. Berrigan examines the complex terrain of these two biblical books, opening our eyes to the deep flaws of their oft-praised characters. He shows that this dark time in biblical history is in many ways repeating itself today. The wars of these kings, Berrigan says, are our wars now, and we are ...

The Kings and Their Gods: The Pathology of Power 2008, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, MI

ISBN-13: 9780802860439

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