Comments on ‘What Does the Old Testament Mean?’

Morriston Wes

in Divine Evil?

Published in print November 2010 | ISBN: 9780199576739
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191595165 | DOI:
Comments on ‘What Does the Old Testament Mean?’

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relphiPhilosophy of Religion

We are indebted to Professor Swinburne for a sophisticated account of the composition of scripture and of the hermeneutical possibilities for dealing with problematic biblical texts. Here I shall concentrate exclusively on what he has to say about morally problematic passages.

I once heard a lay reader breeze straight through Psalm 137, not stopping at the appointed place, so that the congregation was treated to the final two verses:...

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Subjects: Philosophy of Religion

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