Research Associate Ashley reflects on the way ‘The Other Side of the Wall’ by Munther Isaac has challenged her to become more aware and active in the Palestinian conflict.
Carolyn Whitnall reviews Jesse P. Nickel, “The Things that Make for Peace: Jesus and Eschatological Violence“, (Berlin / Boston: De Gruyter, 2021), https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110703771 Jesse Nickel’s The Things that Make for Peace bears on a question of pressing and far-reaching concern:
Caio Peres reviews “God and Guns: The Bible against American Gun Culture” edited by C. L. Crouch and Christopher B. Hays (Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2021) You are different with a gun in your hand; the gun is different
Alexiana Fry reviews Rhiannon Graybill’s new book Texts After Terror: Rape, Sexual Violence, and The Hebrew Bible
Peter King offers a review of the book ‘The Unknown Terrorist’ with particular reference to how it highlights the mechanisms of scapegoating.
Thomas Yoder Neufeld, Jesus and the Subversion of Violence: wrestling with the New Testament evidence (London: SPCK, 2011) Guest blogs are invited to stimulate thought and comment. They do not necessarily reflect the view of the Centre for the Study
William J Webb & Gordon K Oeste, Bloody, Brutal and Barbaric? Wrestling with Troubling War Texts, IVP USA, 2019 Two reviews of this new book by Ashley Hibbard and Howard Peskett. Review by Howard Peskett. Howard has taught in Newcastle
Review of Isabelle Hamley’s book, by Helen Paynter. This review will be published in a forthcoming edition of the Biblical Theology Bulletin. Hamley, Isabelle M. Unspeakable Things Unspoken: An Irigarayan Reading of Otherness and Victimization in Judges 19-21. Foreword by
I first met Natalie Collins last summer, when I heard her speak at a conference I was attending. Her presentation on the violent and abusive nature of modern pornography was hard-hitting and deeply unsettling, but insightful and provocative. So when
Greg Boyd begins his magnum opus by explaining the conundrum of Old Testament violence that drove him to write it. ‘I am […] caught between the Scylla of Jesus’ affirmation of the OT as divinely inspired and the Charybdis of