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On Judging Books by their Covers: A Fisk of the Secularist Outpost’s book review of Did God Really Command Genocide?

November 4th, 2014 No Comments

You should not judge a book by its cover, unless you are a secularist… then it is okay. In a post entitled “Books Like This Should be a Warning Signal to Inerrantists“, published on 26 September 2014, The Secular Outpost’s Jeffery Jay Lowder¬†refers to Paul Copan and this blog’s Matthew Flannagan’s, then forthcoming, book Did […]

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Out Now: Did God Really Command Genocide? Coming to Terms with the Justice of God by Paul Copan and Matthew Flannagan

November 4th, 2014 No Comments

Well done Matt and Paul. ūüôā Out now! Get your copy today¬†of¬†Did God Really Command Genocide? Coming to Terms with the Justice of God, by¬†Paul Copan¬†and¬†Matthew Flannagan,¬†published by Baker Books. More here. Buy from Baker Books Buy on Amazon in paperback Buy for your Kindle Buy from Book Depository (The New Zealand store launch is […]

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Did God Really Command Genocide? A new book by Copan and Flannagan

September 27th, 2014 13 Comments

Coming to a bookstore near you in November 2014: Did God Really Command Genocide? Coming to Terms with the Justice of God by: Paul Copan¬†and¬†Matthew Flannagan From Baker Publishing Group’s page: “Reconciling a violent Old Testament God with a loving Jesus Would a good, kind, and loving deity ever command the wholesale slaughter of nations? […]

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Dialogue with Randal Rauser

March 13th, 2014 1 Comment

When I was in Baltimore last November I caught up with fellow theologian and blogger Randal Rauser. Randal is professor of Theology at Taylor Seminary in Edmonton¬†Canada. Randal and I have had some spirited but cordial exchanges in the past, including a panel discussion at the Society of Biblical Literature in 2010.While we do not […]

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Response to William Lane Craig‚Äôs Question 225: ‚ÄúThe ‚ÄėSlaughter‚Äô of the Canaanites Re-visited‚ÄĚ Part II

August 12th, 2011 158 Comments

In my last post ‚ÄúResponse to William Lane Craig‚Äôs Question 225: ‚ÄúThe ‚ÄėSlaughter‚Äô of the Canaanites Re-visited‚ÄĚ Part I‚ÄĚ I discussed William Lane Craig‚Äôs position on the Canaanite Conquest account (in light of the fact that Craig referred to my argument in his question of the week: ‚ÄúQuestion 225: The ‚ÄúSlaughter‚ÄĚ of the Canaanites Re-visited‚ÄĚ).¬†I […]

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Response to William Lane Craig’s Question 225: “The ‘Slaughter’ of the Canaanites Re-visited” Part I

August 11th, 2011 6 Comments

Every week William Lane Craig answers a question on his website; this week‚Äôs question of the week is entitled ‚ÄúThe ‚ÄúSlaughter‚ÄĚ of the Canaanites Re-visited‚ÄĚ. The questioner asked what Craig thinks of the Canaanite Conquest account. I got a mention in Craig‚Äôs reply: ‚ÄúThe topic of God‚Äôs command to destroy the Canaanites was the subject […]

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Guest Post: Paul Copan Replies to Hector Avalos – Deuteronomy 25:11-12, an Eye for an Eye, and Raymond Westbrook

July 9th, 2011 57 Comments

My book review of John Loftus’s The Christian Delusion: Why Faith Fails prompted several responses from Hector Avalos, one of the book’s contributors. Avalos has offered critiques of not just my arguments but also those of my good friend Paul Copan. This Guest Post, written by Paul Copan, responds to some of Avalos’s charges. Paul […]

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