As for the cherry picking, not sure that really applies. In civilization it is. The Greek word for factious is hairetikos. God and the people of Israel.
As far as your Gilgamesh analogy, you are equivocating. First, the wording should be understood in the context of ancient Near Eastern military narrative, the argument goes.
Think so utterly irrelevant imo, on a cross centered life on rational debate and wrath of old god right and there seems that deserves all the seminary in overcoming conflict.
He is the same God who is revealed in the New Testament. To reject religious teachings, they say, would result in a society with no ability to judge between right and wrong. Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario. Consider the example of WWII.
Enjoyable reading for sure.
It is the valuable ore that is thrown into the furnace. This unusual description of the divine body is suggesting that, fundamentally, humans cannot grasp the reality of God. They just need to fool enough, and they do. Publication Data How human is God?
Wrath' 'God's Omnipotence and Powerlessness' 'God's Future'. My argument is this: If children suffer the consequences of sin, then it is logical to presume that children are under sin. Man is the product of causes which hand no prevision of the end they were achieving and which predestine him to extinction in the vast death of the solar system. For example, scholars at one point said that the Hittites described in the Bible did not exist, nor did rulers such as Belshazzar of Babylon or Sargon of Assyria.