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Jonathan Lichtenwalter Jonathan Lichtenwalter is a leader of a Bible Discussion in Dallas, TX, and greatly desires to see the gospel spread throughout the Dallas area. Since he was a teenager, he started to question his Christian beliefs to see how they held up to reason and other belief systems. He is now passionate about teaching apologetics to build up the faith of Christians and as an evangelistic tool on campuses. He loves to use his writing and studies to build up the faith of others, to help disciples grow deeper in their understanding of scripture, and to share the truth of the gospel with nonbelievers. His hobbies include, but are not limited to, playing the piano, jamming out with his roomates, classical and jazz music, creative writing, and listening to great podcasts. He is recently engaged and is proud to have fun living the life of a single Christian.
The Slaughter of the Canaanites: An Answer “We don’t realize the extent to which our framework for thinking about the Bible and violence (among other topics) is culturally determined.” – John Goldingay In this article, I will discuss one of the most controversial and heavily debated subjects in the Bible: the Israelite conquest. The most pertinent questions regarding the Israelite conquest of... Jonathan Lichtenwalter
The Slaughter of the Canaanites: Our Options “[The Israelites] sacrificed their sons and their daughters to false gods. They shed innocent blood, the blood of their sons and daughters, whom they sacrificed to the idols of Canaan, and the land was desecrated by their blood. They defiled themselves by what they did; by their deeds they prostituted themselves” (Psalm 106:37-39, emphasis mine).... Jonathan Lichtenwalter
Astros: A Cautionary Tale Recently, it came to light that the Houston Astros stole signs in 2017 when they won the World Series. Now they’re getting fined, some are getting fired, and the legacy is tarnished. A time of great celebration for Astros fans has turned into a time where many are no longer fans of the team and... Jonathan Lichtenwalter
Book Review: Origins, by Paul Copan and Douglas Jacoby Origins: The Ancient Impact and Modern Implications of Genesis 1-11, authored by Paul Copan and Douglas Jacoby, was written to address the cultural and cognitive environment of the Ancient Near East (ANE) in which Genesis 1-11 was written. It represents the first eleven chapters of Genesis as distinctly literary rather than as literal history. Origins... Jonathan Lichtenwalter