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Holy war: the ultimate blasphemy posted 21 June 2005 in Philosophy DiscussionHoly war: the ultimate blasphemy by Super Frog, Candidate

Quote: "Ashmael":vtarv92v
No war could ever be holy.[/quote:vtarv92v]

Why not? The bible is filled with acts of horrific violence, often sanctioned by God himself.

“But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and misused his prophets, until the wrath of the Lord arose against his people, till there was no remedy. Therefore he brought upon them the king of the Chaldees, who slew their young men with the sword in the house of their sanctuary, and had no compassion upon young man or maiden, old man, or him that stooped for age: he gave them all into his hand” (2 Chronicles 36:16-17). view post


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