Hard Sayings: A Catholic Approach to Answering Bible Difficulties

Hard Sayings: A Catholic Approach to Answering Bible Difficulties

by Trent Horn

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ISBN-13: 9781683570738
Publication date: 10/02/2016
Pages: 437
Sales rank: 396,540
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 11

1 The Catholic View of Scripture 15

Part I External Difficulties

2 Unscientific Nonsense? 31

3 Darwin Refutes Genesis? 43

4 Bronze Age Ignorance? 55

5 Legendary Biblical Creatures? 65

6 The Mythical Patriarchs? 75

7 Bungled History? 89

8 Over-the-Top Miracles? 103

Part II Internal Difficulties

9 "1001 Bible Contradictions"? 115

10 Gospels That Can't Agree? 123

11 Contradictory Names and Numbers? 139

12 Conflicting Advice? 153

13 An All-Too-Human God? 163

14 An Imperfect God? 177

15 A Dysfunctional God? 191

Part III Moral Difficulties

16 An Evil Bible? 205

17 Bad Role Models? 219

18 Anti-Woman? 235

19 Bizarre Laws and Cruel Punishments? 251

20 Endorsement of Slavery? Part I 267

21 Endorsement of Slavery? Part II 277

22 Drunk with Blood? 289

23 Campaigns of Genocide? Part I 305

24 Campaigns of Genocide? Part II 315

Bible-Reading Rules Recap 331

Appendix: Has the Bible Been Corrupted? 335

Select Bibliography 347

About the Author 359

Index 361

Endnotes 371

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