Eating from the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil: Exorcisms of Scripture and the Bible as Evil Text

Ambrose Research Conference presentation
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Building upon Paul Tillich's analysis of demonic politico-theological structures and Marilyn McCord Adams' treatment of "horrendous evils," this article explores the Bible's capacity to effect existential ruin when incorporated within theological systems that demand fanatical obedience from adherents.

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