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6 Questions About Other World Faiths

INTRODUCTION

My goal in this blog post is to present what I take to be a Christian stance toward the world’s religions which emphasizes Continue reading 6 Questions About Other World Faiths

Is the God of the Old Testament a Moral Monster?

This blog post is a summary and commentary on Paul Copan’s article, “Is Yahweh a Moral Monster?” published in Philosophia Christi (2009).[1] Basically, this article is a response to New Atheists like Richard Dawkins, Daniel Dennett, Christopher Hitchens, and Sam Harris who claim that the God of the Old Testament – and much of the OT’s ethical teaching – should be repudiated. Copan argues that the New Atheists know very little about how to properly interpret the biblical texts they find so disturbing, specifically the law codes in the Pentateuch. Continue reading Is the God of the Old Testament a Moral Monster?