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Angels, Demons, Cain, and the Madness of King Saul

LECTURE IN HONOR OF RICHARD J. CLIFFORD, S.J.

March 26, 2014
Presenter: Anne Marie Kitz

Unlike the New Testament that is replete with demons, the existence and nature of God’s associate supernatural beings have long troubled Old Testament scholars.  This lecture will examine two such beings, “The Spirit/Breath of God” and the so-called “Lurker,” to determine their relationship with Yahweh.  Are they angels?  Are they demons?  Or are they something else? 

Sponsored by the School of Theology and Ministry
and generously supported by the Kitz Family in honor of Richard J. Clifford, S.J.


Anne Marie Kitz, Ph.D.,
is the author of 
Cursed are You! The Phenomenology of Cursing in Cuneiform and Hebrew Texts (Eisenbrauns, 2013).