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"Christians" have also commited genocide

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Submitted by No-Absolute (United States), Mar 17, 2008 at 18:51

Did I claim that the New Testament endorses genocide? No, I said the Bible, and the Old Testament clearly commands the genocide of unbelievers.

That said, what about Luke 19: 27?

But those mine enemies, which would not that I should reign over them, bring hither, and slay them before me.

Or these verses from Numbers about the treatment of the Midianites?

31:17 Now therefore kill every male among the little ones, and kill every woman that hath known man by lying with him.

31:18 But all the women children, that have not known a man by lying with him, keep alive for yourselves.

Or Deuteronomy?

2:33 And the LORD our God delivered him before us; and we smote him, and his sons, and all his people.

2:34 And we took all his cities at that time, and utterly destroyed the men, and the women, and the little ones, of every city, we left none to remain:

These and similar verses have been used to not only subjugate non- Christians by Christian rulers.

http://www.atheistresource.co.uk/victimsofchristianity.html

Religious fanatics, not matter what particular faith they claim to follow, are bent on excoriating if not subjugating others who disagree. History has shown that to be repeatedly true. While you may not have mentioned "heresy" to me, you certainly have been quick to point out what you think is blasphemy. Pardon me, but is there really any difference?

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