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God’s Violence in the Old Testament, Part 3: Possible Solutions

This post is a continuation of my previous two posts. Together they are an excerpt from one chapter of my new book, Making Sense of the … read more

God’s Violence in the Old Testament, Part 2: Possible Solutions

In my last post, I mentioned three categories of violence attributed to God in the Old Testament that leave people scratching their head… read more

God’s Violence in the Old Testament: The Problem

Among the questions I’m most often asked about the Bible is this one: “Why does God seem so loving in the New Testament but … read more

No, Everything Doesn't Happen for a Reason

“Everything happens for a reason,” he said as he reflected upon the terrible events that had occurred in Newtown, Connecticu… read more