FORA.tv Speaker - Thomas Romer
Thomas Römer was born in Mannheim, Germany and completed his studies in theology and religious science at the University of Heidelberg, Tübingen and in Paris. He is Professor of Hebrew Bible at the Faculty of Theology and History of Religions of the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. Since 2007, he is also Professor of Biblical Studies at the College de France, Paris, where he acts as chair of the “milieux bibliques.”
He is the author and editor of several books focusing on the Pentateuch and the Former Prophets, including The So-Called Deuteronomistic History. A sociological, historical and literary Introduction, translated into French, Italian, Japanese, and Portuguese. He dedicates part of his research to analyzing the role of sexuality in the Bible and has published a number of related books related on this theme, among them Dieu obscur. Le sexe, la cruauté et la violence dans l’Ancien Testament (English translation forthoming), and L’homosexualité dans le Proche-Orient et la Bible.
11.17.11 | 01:40:14 min
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