Marquette Scripture Project

Does God Command Violence? Fall 2013 Discussion Series

This semester, Marquette Scripture Project is engaging the challenging topic of violence. We welcome participants from across disciplines to share how their respective fields might provide a helpful interpretive lens for considering these difficult texts. All discussion sessions are on Wednesdays from Noon to 1:00pm.


September 18: Sacrifice of Isaac, Part I

Read: Genesis 22:1-19
Facilitator: Rick Barry
Room: AMU 448


October 2: Sacrifice of Isaac, Part II

Read: Genesis 22:1-19
Facilitator: Dr. Sharon Pace
Room: AMU 448


October 16: Sacrifice of Jephthah’s Daughter

Read: Judges 11
Facilitator: Dr. Wanda Zemler-Cizewski
Room: Cudahy 114


October 30: Genocide (herem)

Read: Joshua 6
Facilitator: Joe Gordon
Room: AMU 380


November 13: Massacre at the Apostate City (herem)

Read: Deuteronomy 13:12-18
Facilitator: Karen Keen
Room: Cudahy 114

December 4: Apocalyptic Violence

Read: Revelation 19:11-20:14
Facilitator: Tyler Stewart
Room: AMU 448

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