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Apocalypse

The Divine Council: God is adored by the heavenly host of angels.  (By Gustave Dore)

In the language of the Bible the word ‘apocalypse’ does not mean the end or destruction of the world, but a revelation from God, especially disclosures characterised by strange visions and symbolism. This is why Apocalypse, the final book of the New Testament (and thereby the Bible) is also called the book of Revelation. In this session we explore this strange text.

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Cruelty in the Bible [Full Discussion]

He (God) vanquished those cities and all the inhabitants of the valley, and everything that grew on the ground. (Genesis 19:25)

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Cruelty in the Bible

He (David) brought their foreskins and presented them before the king (Saul) in full number. (1 Samuel 18:27)

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