Is God A Moral Monster?

Is God A Moral Monster?

Making Sense of the Old Testament God

eBook - 2011
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Apologist Paul Copan takes on some of the most vexing accusations of our time, including that God is arrogant and jealous, punishes people too harshly, is guilty of ethnic cleansing, oppresses women, and endorses slavery. He also challenges the accusation that Christianity causes violence. Copan not only answers God's critics, he also shows how to read both the Old and New Testaments faithfully, seeing an unchanging, righteous, and loving God in both. --from publisher description.
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Books, ©2011.
ISBN: 9781441214546
1441214542
9781441246646
1441246649
0801072751
9780801072758
Characteristics: 1 online resource (252 pages)
Contents: Who are the new atheists?
The new atheists and the Old Testament God
Great appetite for praise and sacrifices? : divine arrogance or humility?
Monumental rage and kinglike jealousy? : understanding the covenant-making God
Child abuse and bullying? : God's ways and the binding of Isaac
God's timeless wisdom? : incremental steps for hardened hearts
The Bible's ubiquitous weirdness? : kosher foods, kooky laws? (I)
The Bible's ubiquitous weirdness? : kosher foods, kooky laws? (II)
Barbarisms, crude laws, and other imaginary crimes? : punishments and other harsh realities in perspective
Misogynistic? : women in Israel
Bride-price? : polygamy, concubinage, and other such questions
Warrant for trafficking in humans as farm equipment? (I) : slavery in Israel
Warrant for trafficking in humans as farm equipment? (II) : challenging texts on slavery
Warrant for trafficking in humans as farm equipment? (III) : slavery in the New Testament
Indiscriminate massacre and ethnic cleansing? : the killing of the Canaanites (I)
Indiscriminate massacre and ethnic cleansing? : the killing of the Canaanites (II)
Indiscriminate massacre and ethnic cleansing? : the killing of the Canaanites (III)
The root of all evil? : does religion cause violence?
Morality without a lawgiving God? : the divine foundation of goodness
We have moved beyond this God (haven't we?) : Jesus as the fulfiller of the Old Testament.
Summary: Apologist Paul Copan takes on some of the most vexing accusations of our time, including that God is arrogant and jealous, punishes people too harshly, is guilty of ethnic cleansing, oppresses women, and endorses slavery. He also challenges the accusation that Christianity causes violence. Copan not only answers God's critics, he also shows how to read both the Old and New Testaments faithfully, seeing an unchanging, righteous, and loving God in both. --from publisher description.

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