More on violence

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4 Responses to the Problem of Violence in the Bible

Does the Bible actually endorse violence on a dramatic scale?

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3 Qur’anic Verses That Prove ISIS Is Un-Islamic

Compare the actions of ISIS to the Qur’an and it is clear ISIS can’t represent any form of Islam. 

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5 Reasons Literalism Is Bad for You

By ignoring the figurative language in the scriptures, you may very well miss the point.

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What Headlines Don’t Tell You About the Middle East

Middle Eastern cultures have shown how incredibly welcoming and hospitable they can be.

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How the Prophet Muhammad Dealt with Insults

Muslims who respond to the likes of “Charlie Hebdo” with violence need to consult the Qu’ran.

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5 Better Ways to Respond to the Charlie Hebdo Atrocity

Let’s check our reflexes and respond to this tragedy in ways that promote healing and truth.

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Baseball Is the Answer to Football’s Violence Problem

In baseball, the danger to one’s body is incidental. In football, violence is the point.

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Why I’m Absolutely Not Islamophobic

A Presbyterian minister calling Christians to wage war against our Muslim neighbors has Jesus all wrong.

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Is the Bible a Guide to War? Or Peace?

Four steps to understanding how the Bible — in the story of Jesus — offers a solution to its own violence.

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Let There Be Violence?

A growing rift emerges within evangelicalism over how to read the dark side of the Bible.