By Michael Prior
The biblical declare of the divine promise of land is integrally associated with a divine mandate to exterminate the indigenous humans. The narrative has supported almost all Western colonizing organisations (e.g. in Latin the USA, South Africa, Palestine), leading to the agony of hundreds of thousands of individuals, and lack of recognize for the Bible. in accordance with sleek secular criteria of human and political rights, what the biblical narrative demands are war-crimes and crimes opposed to humanity. during this provocative and compelling examine, past protests on the forget of the ethical query in traditional bible study, and makes an attempt to rescue the Bible from being a blunt device within the oppression of people.
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