War in the Hebrew Bible and Contemporary Parallels

Susan Niditch

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 10/1/1995

Issue: Why Do the Nations Rage? (Vol. 15, No 4, Fall, 1995)

As Jews or Christians, can we pick and choose among Israelite attitudes, rejecting some as outdated or unjust, while still retaining our connection to the tradition? Indeed, how much have our standards been shaped by ancient Israelite perspectives inherited in sacred scripture?

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