God and 'the gods'

Speaker(s): Iain Provan
Date: Oct. 15/03
Length: 1:19:41
Product ID: RGDL3333C

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Iain Provan reminds us of the human tendency toward idolatry: to reject relationship with the living God for the much safer relationships we can have with gods of our own making.

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Iain W. Provan is the E. Marshall Shepherd Professor of Biblical Studies (Old Testament) at Regent College. He has previously taught at King's College London, the University of Wales, and the University of Edinburgh. He is author of Seriously Dangerous Religion: What the Old Testament Really Says and Why it Matters, Convenient Myths: The Axial Age, Dark Green Religion, and the World that Never Was, commentaries on 1 & 2 Kings, Ecclesiastes & Song of Songs, and Lamentations, and co-author (with V. Phillips Long and Tremper Longman III) of A Biblical History of Israel. He is also a Life Member of Clare Hall, Cambridge.

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