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#155 Making sense of Old Testament violence

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#155 Making sense of Old Testament violence

February 2, 2023
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Tom responds to listener Qs on Andy Stanley ‘unhitching’ Christianity from the Old Testament, the historicity of the Exodus, and the way that Greg Boyd interprets violent portraits of God in ‘The Crucifixion Of The Warrior God’. First broadcast in 2019.

 

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