306 - Slavery, Sexism, Weird Laws, and Genocide

Does the Bible Support or Refute Bad Things?
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  • Lectures 26
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 8/2015 English

Course Description

This is the sixth class in the Bible Myth or Fact series. In this lesson we will take a hard look at some of the most mentioned objections to the Bible. Does the Bible actually support slavery? Is it anti-women? Does it show that God is a genocidal maniac? These are modern day questions that cause many to doubt the validity of the Bible. If the Bible really does support these evil and bad things then there is good reason to reject the Bible. However, if it could be demonstrated that everything the Bible says about these issues has a rational explanation and that it was intended to lift people up as God intended, then there is reason to believe the Bible is true and trustworthy. We will cover many issues including:

  • What these terms meant then and now
  • Is the Bible pro or anti-women
  • Was there a beneficial purpose to slavery in the old testament
  • What were the levitical laws originally intended to do

We invite you to explore these hot button topics with us. We hope by the end you will have more confidence the Bible was written by a God who wanted to bless people and not make their lives miserable.

What are the requirements?

  • Viewing other lessons in the Bible Myth or Fact Series may be useful but not required
  • Taking notes is encouraged but not required

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand where the Bible stands on hard topics
  • Determine whether the Bible supports or refutes sexism, slavery and genocide
  • Understand the intent of the levitical laws

What is the target audience?

  • All skeptics welcome
  • Those who want to understand where the Bible truly stands on these tough issues

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Curriculum

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Course 305 is recommended before taking this course.

Section 1: What Do People Think?
Introduction
Preview
01:01
Fact or Opinion
Preview
04:13
Special Situations
Preview
04:19
Section 2: What Was Slavery in the Bible
Servant-hood
04:13
Is there Modern Slavery
03:35
Human Dignity
03:00
Treatment of Slaves in the Old Testament
07:40
Slavery in the New Testament
05:41
Section 3: Genocide and Judgement
Genocide
04:56
Judgment of Wickedness
04:30
Was God Fair
05:19
Who Can Take Life
03:55
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Biblical Attitude
02:58
Section 4: How Were Women Treated
What About Women
08:30
Punished For Being Raped?
02:16
Improved Status
04:39
Section 5: Crime and Punishment
Punishing Children
02:55
Alcoholism
03:37
An Effective Deterent
03:41
Corporal Punishment
02:55
Perfect Law
02:45
Section 6: Next / Previous Course for 2-Year Curriculum
Article

Proceed to the next course to continue Unshakable, the 2-Year Apologetic Curriculum.

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If needed, go back to the previous course & continue Unshakable, the 2-Year Apologetic Curriculum.

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Instructor Biography

Kevin Conover, Christian Apologetics Teacher

Kevin Conover lives in San Diego with his wife and three kids. He earned his BA from the University of California San Diego where he was also the commencement speaker. He earned a Masters Degree in Divinity from Trinity Biblical University and is currently working towards a Masters Degree in Apologetics from Biola University.

He taught Christian apologetics at Horizon Christian High School for four years and was voted by the students as teacher of the year four years in a row. He is currently in his third year of teaching apologetics at Christian High School which is associated with Shadow Mountain Church and Pastor David Jeremiah.

Kevin is a volunteer assistant pastor at Skyline Church with Dr. Jim Garlow, a frequent guest host on the Bob Siegel radio show, and speaks at a variety of events on the truth of the Bible. He is the founder of a Christian education ministry, Educate For Life, which helps people know why the Bible is the only book that can credibly be called God's Word.

Instructor Biography

Creation Today, Leaders in Creation Science Education

Creation Today seeks to impact individuals to know and defend our faith in Creator God and to wholeheartedly experience and share Him through the foundations of Scripture.

As a leading, international Christian-apologetics ministry desiring to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the entire world, Creation Today is committed to excellence, producing some of the most requested resources available on creation, apologetics, and evangelism.

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