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WHAT THE BIBLE REALLY SAYS
By: J. R. Hyland

This book compares conventional and academic Christian interpretations of the scriptures with what the Bible really says.

CHAPTER HEADINGS

PROLOGUE

OLD TESTAMENT

1. ABRAHAM AND SARAH: Founding Parents of Judaism
2. SODOM AND GOMORRAH: Sexual Sins or Social Injustice?
3. JOSEPH: The Israelites in Egypt
4. MOSES: The Exodus
5. DEBORAH AND JEPHTHAH: The Judges of Israel
6. SAMSON: The Cult of Machismo
7. SAUL AND DAVID: Kings of Israel
8. THE WISDOM OF KING SOLOMON
9. THE VIOLENT PROPHETS
10. THE NON VIOLENT PROPHETS
11. EZRA: Godly Purge or Ethnic Cleansing
12. WHATEVER BECAME OF VASHTI
13. JUDITH AND ESTHER: Bloodthirsty and Beautiful
14. ROME OCCUPIES JERUSALEM (63 B.C.)

NEW TESTAMENT

15. JOHN THE BAPTIST
16. JESUS: THE EARLY YEARS
17. THE GOOD SAMARITAN
18. SEXUAL SINS
19. MIRACLES AND TABOOS
20. LOVE YOUR ENEMIES/KILL YOUR ENEMIES
21. FAITH AND GOOD WORKS
22. JUDAISM AND SACRIFICIAL RELIGION
23. CHRISTIANITY AND SACRIFICIAL RELIGION
24. HOLY WARS: From Joshua to Jesus
25. JUST WARS: From Jesus to Augustine

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