>The Character of the God of the Hebrew Bible

>The Center for Philosophy of Religion at the University of Notre Dame hosted a conference about the moral character of God as portrayed in the texts of the Old Testament.

The Center has made available online the videos of all of the conference sessions. Below is the program and the lectures presented at the conference

Thursday, September 10, 2009:

Mike Rea: Welcome and Introduction
Louise Antony: Does God Love Us?

Friday, September 11, 2009:

Edwin Curley: The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob
Evan Fales: Satanic Verses: Moral Chaos in Holy Writ
John Hare: Animal Sacrifices
Mark C. Murphy: God Beyond Justice
Eleonore Stump: The Problem of Evil and the History of Peoples: Think Amalek

Saturday, September 12, 2009:

Richard Swinburne: What does the Old Testament Mean?
Nicholas Wolterstorff: Reading Joshua
Gary Anderson: What about the Canaanites?
Christopher Seitz: Canon and Conquest: The Character of the God of the Hebrew Bible
Concluding Remarks: Howard Wettstein
Panel Discussion: Gary Anderson, Paul Draper, Daniel Howard-Snyder

The videos of the conference are posted here.

HT: Michael Rea

Claude Mariottini
Professor of Old Testament
Northern Baptist Seminary

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2 Responses to >The Character of the God of the Hebrew Bible

  1. >Thanks, Claude. As you may suspect in reading my blog, this question is right up my alley. I look forward to watching them. Many thanks for bringing it to my attention. I was waiting for the volume to be published with OUP.


  2. >John,You are welcome. This topic also fascinates me. Several years ago, I taught a class on this topic.Claude Mariottini


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