King David, Innocent Blood and Bloodguilt - Book Launch/Panel Discussion
Join us on Wednesday, September 27th, 7-8:30pm in the Trinity Long Room Hub. Free Event but booking required for attendence (Link here). While the figure of David endures in popular culture thanks to his bloody triumph over Goliath, a new study suggests that the animating impulse and primary theme of his ancient story is in fact the problem of ‘innocent blood’. Join chair Neville Cox (Law, TCD) and the author, David Shepherd (Loyola Institute, TCD) along with Ruth Karras (History, TCD), Michael Kirwan (Theology/Director of Loyola Institute, TCD) and Bridget Martin (Classics, UCD) for a discussion of this ancient interrogation of the perennial problem of violence from the perspectives of biblical studies, ethics, classics, religion/theology, and medieval history.