Bible Atrocities - Slavery Part 3

July 10th, 2015

In this episode we continue our series on the supposed atrocities that are found within the Bible. We have looked at slavery in the past two episodes dealing with the Ancient Near Eastern cultural context and the casuistic laws found in the Old Testament. In this episode we move into the 1st century and explore how Jesus and Paul interacted with the topic of slavery.

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Bible Atrocities - Slavery part 2

June 26th, 2015

In this episode, we continue our look at the Old Testament laws regarding slavery and respond to critical views that say that the Bible condones slavery and the abuse of slaves.

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Bible Atrocities 2.1 - Doesn’t the Bible Condone Slavery!?

May 24th, 2015

We return in this episode to the series we had started on the so called Bible Atrocities and will start to address the question, "Doesn't the Bible condone slavery?!" Answering this question may take 3 to 4 episodes as we explore the cultural and historical contexts of Ancient Israel, examine some of the casuistic (case) laws in the Pentateuch, investigate how the New Testament addresses the issue of slavery and servitude in light of the person and work of Jesus Christ found in the Gospel and then wrap up considering the role that Bible played in the New World African slave trade.

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