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Recently I was reading an atheist web site which presented the following passage from the book of Judges as proof of the idea that God endorses rape:
They must be dividing the spoils they took: there must be a damsel or two for each man, Spoils of dyed cloth as Sisera's spoil, an ornate shawl or two for me in the spoil. (Judges 5:30 NAB)
Is this what the passage means?
Not even close!
And the reason it's not gives us an illustration of an important principle when interpreting the Bible . . .
The "Dark Passages" of Scripture
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