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A forum on God’s violence in the Hebrew Bible and theology

Wednesday, 18 May, 2:00 pm4:00 pm AEST

A forum on God’s violence in the Hebrew Bible and theology. Including an introduction to Dr Rachelle Gilmour’s new book, Divine Violence in the Book of Samuel (Oxford University Press, 2021).

Contributions from:

  • Assoc Prof Liz Boase, Dean of the School of Graduate Research, University of Divinity
  • Prof Mark Brett, Professor of Hebrew Bible, Whitley College
  • Rev’d Prof Mark Lindsay, Joan F.W. Munro Professor of Historical Theology, Trinity College Theological School
  • Dr Rachelle Gilmour, Bromby Senior Lecturer in Old Testament, Trinity CollegeTheological School

Panellists will respond to Rachelle’s new book with perspectives on God’s violence in the Hebrew Bible and post-Shoah theology, followed by an opportunity for discussion.

Light refreshments will be served after the forum.



Wednesday 18 May 2-4pm

Old Warden’s Lodge, Trinity College, Entry via Gate C

This event can be watched live via Zoom.

RSVP to events@trinity.unimelb.edu.au (please indicate whether you will be attending in person or online)


“Divine Violence in the Book of Samuel” is available to purchase now. 

Purchase from the publisher


Wednesday, 18 May
2:00 pm–4:00 pm AEST
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Trinity College Theological School


Old Warden’s Lodge, Trinity College Theological School
100 Royal Parade
Parkville, VIC 3000 Australia
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