Religion & Spirituality:Christianity
Violence in the Bible - How do we handle it?
The subject of violence in the Bible and God's apparent complicity in it has troubled people for centuries. Did God command genocide and, if he did, what does that say about God? How do we reconcile the difficult passages with the image of a loving God revealed by Jesus whilst holding to the Bible as God's Word?
In this episode, Paul addresses not only this question but along the way takes in the whole nature of the created universe, wrath, suffering, mercy, power and the cross, asking the question, how does God rule - through coercion or selfless love?
(As with all of the TLS sessions, PDF notes are available at https://kingschurch.co.uk/tls/)
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