Battered Love: Marriage, Sex, and Violence in the Hebrew Prophets

Synopsis

This provocative work by a leading African American biblical scholar delves deeply into issues of intimacy and power, violence and control, seduction and betrayal, and is a searing indictment of the axial points of Israelite religion-its covenantal and prophetic traditions-and their authority today.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Minneapolis
Publication year:
  • 1995