Kinyarwanda: Forgiveness is Freedom

Guest Author: Andrew Himes is the author of the new book, ‘The Sword of the Lord: The Roots of Fundamentalism in an American Family.’ ——————— Kinyarwanda: Forgiveness is Freedom, a new movie from talented African American director Alrick Brown, is not a movie about genocide, though it is set in  Rwandan during the 100 days in [Read More...]

Kingdom Killing of Canaanites? Genocide and Joshua…

I want to offer a way of looking at the destruction of the Canaanites that helps me to understand God’s attitude toward violence in the Old Testament.  Then, I’d love to hear your ideas / thoughts… What is different about Israel compared to other nations?  From their beginnings they are a community that is devoted [Read More...]

Is the Old Testament God a Bully? Quote to Ponder: Richard Dawkins

As we read the Old Testament, it is easy to get frustrated on several points.  The greatest of these is the violence of God.  Below is a quote from renowned atheist Richard Dawkins… The God of the Old Testament is arguable the most unpleasant character in all fiction: Jealous and proud of it; a petty, [Read More...]


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