Guest blog: Three reviews of ‘The Violence of the Lamb: Martyrs as Agents of Divine Judgement in the Book of Revelation’ by Paul Middleton, with response by the author.

Guest blog: Three reviews of ‘The Violence of the Lamb: Martyrs as Agents of Divine Judgement in the Book of Revelation’ by Paul Middleton, with response by the author.

Reviews by Simon Woodman, Meredith Warren, and Alison Jack, of Paul Middleton, The Violence of the Lamb: Martyrs as Agents of Divine Judgement in the Book of Revelation (London: T&T Clark, 2018) These were presented at the Revelation Seminar of

A sadomasochistic and megalomaniacal God? Response to Richard Dawkins, chapter 7 of The God Delusion

A sadomasochistic and megalomaniacal God?  Response to Richard Dawkins, chapter 7 of The God Delusion

“The God of the Old Testament is arguably the most unpleasant character in all fiction: jealous and proud of it; a petty, unjust, unforgiving control-freak; a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser; a misogynistic, homophobic, racist, infanticidal, genocidal, filicidal, pestilential, megalomaniacal, sadomasochistic,