Thomas Römer is professor of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland and in the Collège de France in Paris, where he is also the current Vice-Administrator. He also holds visiting professorships at universities in Montpellier, Neuchâtel, Zurich, Mexico City, and Managua. He has written and edited numerous books and articles in German, French and English. Among his most recent and most intriguing titles are Dark God: Cruelty, Sex, and Violence in the Old Testament and The Invention of God published in 2015 by Harvard University Press.
Event Date: Thu, 01/26/2017 – 7:00pm
Venue: Bryan Campus Life Center
Room Number: McCallum Ballroom
Contact: Stephanie Cage
Department: Religious Studies