Talking Theology
Talking Theology
May 22, 2022
Elizabeth Hare - What Does The Old Testament Teach Us About Our Loneliness and How God Can Meet Us In It?
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What is loneliness and how does the Bible, and particularly the Old Testament, talk about it?
How does the Old Testament's description connect with what we've learned about loneliness in the last 20 years?
Why does God care about lonely humans and what does God do about it?
How can Christians learn to live well with loneliness, and how can we be good friends in a world where people are lonely?

In today’s show  we are talking to Elizabeth Hare.  Lizzie is a pastoral tutor lecturer in the Old Testament here at Cranmer Hall.  She is passionate about the Hebrew Bible and her doctoral research investigated the subject of loneliness in the Hebrew Bible.  Lizzie’s current research interests include biblical lament and trauma-informed biblical hermeneutics.  

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