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Overthinking Christian

Our scope here is to rattle evangelical norms that threaten biblical norms (as well as pretend we are smarter and more "spiritual" than we actually are).

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Troubling Passages in the Old Testament

What About Genocide in the Bible? Is the Bible “Bloody, Brutal, & Barbaric?”

  Christianity is known for making the claim of being nonviolent. Jesus, after all, allegedly taught his followers to ‚Äúturn the other cheek," and to pray for those who seek their harm and undoing. Jesus even went so far as... Continue Reading →

“What is Idolatry? Was Samson a Hero? What about the Conquests?” Approaching Judges

(Below is part 1 of my review on David Beldman's 2020 commentary on Judges in the Two Horizons Commentary series, a series I have long come to greatly appreciate and respect.) Judges is a rather dark and gloomy narrative about... Continue Reading →

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