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“Rather than sinners being exterminated, children being dashed to pieces, and wives being raped in the day of the Lord’s “coming, cruel, with fury and burning anger,” as envisioned by Isaiah (Isa. 13:9–16, NASB), God in Christ was violently seized, … Continue reading
We’re ready to come up from the dark underbelly of Scripture. We’ve looked at some of the most common answers to defend the genocidal Canaan conquest passages. We could go a lot deeper, but I think I’ve stretched you enough … Continue reading
We will look at two more common answers given in response to the genocidal implications of the Canaan Conquest before heading out the other side of this theological rabbit hole. If you haven’t read the previous parts of this series, I … Continue reading
We’re now in the middle of our journey down this particular theological rabbit hole, looking at common answers given to justify the genocidal implications of the Canaan conquest narrative. If you haven’t read the previous parts of this series, I suggest you do so … Continue reading
We’re now ready to look at some of the contemporary answers given to defend the “holy ban” (extermination) of the Canaanites. If you haven’t read the previous parts, I suggest you do so before continuing here. A word of warning: If … Continue reading
How did the early church fathers deal with the genocidal passages in the Old Testament? We’ll look at this as we continue our journey down into the murkier places in Scripture. If you haven’t read the two previous parts of this series, I suggest you do so … Continue reading
We will be looking at some of the ways Jesus followers have handled the genocidal Canaan conquest passages we looked at last time. But before we do go on, you may be wondering what a blog about the Father’s love has to do with going … Continue reading
We took our first brief excursion into the hidden underbelly of Scripture last time. Now, it’s time to go deeper down this murky path. This is going to be a longer, much more arduous trip, so make sure you bring plenty of water and good batteries for your flashlight!
We’ve completed our preliminary vision test and are now ready to begin our journey down into the murky and hidden underbelly of Scripture. But before we go, some disclaimers are in order. As I said before, this trek is not for the faint of faith, nor for those who … Continue reading