A charge made by some atheists is that the Bible supports rape and that the God of the Bible is therefore a moral monster.
There are a number of passages they appeal to, attempting to document this claim, but do they really support the charge that is being made?
Let's look at the matter . . .
What Does God Think of Rape?
(NOTE: This post is part of a series on the "dark passages" of the Bible. Click here to see all of the posts in the series.)
The claim that God has a favorable attitude toward rape is implausible on its face.
In all of the Bible passages that are cited to show this, the people involved are either married or unmarried. To rape a married woman would be...READ MORE