Talking Theology

Richard Briggs - Is the God of the Old Testament a God of love?

May 13, 2019 Season 1 Episode 9
Talking Theology
Richard Briggs - Is the God of the Old Testament a God of love?
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Talking Theology
Richard Briggs - Is the God of the Old Testament a God of love?
May 13, 2019 Season 1 Episode 9
Philip Plyming
Why would a God of love speak about his law so much, and endorse so much violence?
Show Notes

Can we really speak of the Old Testament God as a God of love? Why would a God of love speak about his law so much? And why does a God of love endorse violence, both from and towards his own people? And what does love mean anyway?

Richard Briggs is Director of Biblical Studies at Cranmer Hall.

For more about Richard Briggs, see here.