In 1 Kings 20:31-32, the servants of the King of Syria, Ben-Hadad, say that the kings of Israel are (and I quote) merciful kings. The accusation that the Bible supports murder, rape, and ant-bellum slavery is against the Bible, and this verse is straight from the horse's mouth. If the people alive during the times in question believed that the Israelite kings were merciful, who are we (we who live about 3,000 years later) to say that they were not? It seems that the culture of the Ancient Near East was far, far bloodier than anti-Christians want you to believe.
Who will tell you that "Christians promote murder, rape, and slavery"?
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Anti-Christians and perverted Christians trumpet this myth. What I mean by "perverted Christians" are people who profess to believe that Jesus d