Is The God Of The Old Testament Genocidal?

Is The God Of The Old Testament Genocidal?

Is The God Of The Old Testament Genocidal?

One of the reasons why atheists like Richard Dawkins reject the God of the Old Testament is because of Yahweh’s propensity for indiscriminate violence against men, women and children. In this session we will ask whether God can be cleared of the charges of genocide or shown merely to be the cultural-religious projection of a warring tribal society.

Dr Brendan Devitt is originally from Ireland and studied Theology, Medieval Greek and Byzantine history at Dublin and Oxford universities and teaches Greek and Hebrew. He is married to Sheralee and finds ways to promote a deeper understanding of Scripture among Christians.

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