A cry instead of justice : the Bible and cultures of violence in psychological perspective / edited by Dereck Daschke and D. Andrew Kille.
Contributor(s): Daschke, Dereck | Kille, D. AndrewMaterial type: TextSeries: Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies: 499.; T & T Clark library of biblical studies: Publisher: New York : T&T Clark International, c2010Description: xi, 202 p. : ill. ; 25 cmISBN: 9780567027245 (hardcover : alk. paper); 0567027244 (hardcover : alk. paper)Subject(s): Violence -- Biblical teaching | Violence -- Religious aspects -- ChristianityLOC classification: BS680.V55 | C79 2010
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Introduction: The Bible and the psychology of violence / D. Andrew Kille -- Part I: Cultures of violence in the Bible -- Paradise lost: childhood punishment and the myth oAdam's sin / Benjamin Abelow -- With the jawbone of a donkey: shame, violence, and punishment in the Samson narrative / Daniel J. Terry -- Biblical terrorism / Dan Merkur -- The transgression of aggression: learning to love the hate in the New Testament (and ourselves!) / Michael Willett Newheart -- Part II: The Bible within cultures of violence -- Submit or else!: intimate partner violence, aggression, abusers, and the Bible Ronald R. Clark, Jr. -- The quiet storm: explaining the cultural context of violence against women within a feminist perspective / Carol Klose Smith and Darcie Davis-Gage -- The deadly search for God: absolute aggression in the heritage of the Bible / Matthias Beier -- A destroyer will come against Babylon: George W. Bush's oracles against the nations / Dereck Daschke -- Sent ahead or left behind?: war and peace in the Apocalypse, eschatology, and the left behind series / Ronald R. Clark, Jr.
This title identifies violence as a complex subject addressed in a variety of ways by Biblical literature. It illustrates ways in which psychological interpretation helps make sensible the worlds of the Bible and the worlds in which it is read and interpreted.
10/2010 105.00 (73.40) Gift of the Harold R. and Fianna L. Diffenderffer Estate