Tag Archives: violent God

How the Bible Actually Works by Peter Enns: a Book Review

For me, this is perhaps one of the best books I have ever read—and I have read a LOT of books! On page 4, Pete sets the stage by stating that the Bible is not a divine instruction manual or … Continue reading

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Announcing Jesus Without Baggage Resource Pages

For the past few months, I have been working on compiling and organizing some of the best books, websites, and exceptional articles I have found on these seven important topics we discuss on Jesus without Baggage. I am very pleased … Continue reading

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Angry, Violent Old Testament God

The angry, violent, vindictive God of the Old Testament is one of the most common objections against Christianity. And when I read the works of ex-Christians, those who were once believers and no longer are, this is a major reason … Continue reading

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Thoughts on: Can We Trust the God of Genocide?

This is the question asked by author Mark Buchanan in the July-August issue of Christianity Today. His article is part of the cover story called Grappling with the God of Two Testaments. I was excited when I saw the cover … Continue reading

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