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Author Hofreiter, Christian, 1975- author.

Title Making sense of Old Testament genocide : Christian interpretations of herem passages / Christian Hofreiter.

Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
Edition First edition.
Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Oxford theology and religion monographs
Oxford theology and religion monographs.
Notes This edition previously issued in print: 2018.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This study investigates the interpretation of passages involving the concept or practice of herem in the Bible, which are identified as more problematic. The texts under consideration contain prima facie divine commands to commit genocide, as well as descriptions of genocidal military campaigns commended by God.
Audience Specialized.
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on February 23, 2018).
Subject Genocide -- Biblical teaching.
Violence in the Bible.
Excommunication (Jewish law)
ISBN 9780191848032 (ebook) : No price