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Keeping the Slaughter of Canaan in Context

slaughter of the Canaanites.001Are the conquest narratives in the Old Testament any different from what we are currently viewing with ISIS throughout the Middle East and Europe? Questions like this often come up in discussing the existence of objective moral values and duties and their proper grounding. When God is posited as the grounding of morality, the objector usually brings up some obscure OT text that he or she thinks will demonstrate that God has a warped sense of morality and it is usually in this context that the conquest narratives are brought up.

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Ecclesiastes Explained: Unraveling the Negative Connotations.

The book of Ecclesiastes is perhaps the most undervalued book in the canon of Scripture. Sadly, Laymen, pastors, and even some scholars fail to understand its contents. It is also a common misconception among Christians today that Ecclesiastes contains contradictions and Agnostic sentiments. It is these dogmatic and unverified beliefs that cause doubts in its canonicity. Others posit that it is the work of later editors. Read more…

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