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Webinar recording

Did God Really Command Genocide?

Date recorded: 5 Feb 2020 | Speaker: Paul Copan | Event: ELF Advanced Apologetics Network


The problem of Israel’s warfare methods against the Canaanites is the leading ethical question believers and unbelievers alike raise about the Old Testament. The divine command to “utterly destroy” (as it is often rendered), Israel’s warfare methods, and the alleged “genocide” or “ethnic cleansing” involved in driving out the Canaanites are just some of the issues critics raise. But strong—or at least mitigating—responses are available, and this webinar will discuss in significant detail the leading arguments critics are making. Recorded 5 February 2020.