Naked Bible 316: Divorce and Remarriage in the Old Testament

Naked Bible 316: Divorce and Remarriage in the Old Testament

 
 
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Divorce and Remarriage in the Old Testament with David Instone-Brewer

Divorce and remarriage are obviously sensitive and difficult subjects. Not surprisingly, the Bible has something to say about both. In this episode we chat with Dr. David Instone-Brewer about what the Old Testament teaches about divorce and remarriage, situating the biblical text in its ancient Near Eastern and ancient Jewish contexts. The discussion includes Deut 24:1-4, a major biblical text on the issue, as well as God’s tumultuous relationship with Israel, often depicted by analogy to both marriage and divorce.

Links:

Dr. Instone-Brewer’s website on divorce and remarriage

Dr. Instone-Brewer’s website for online Bible Study

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