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What to make of VIOLENCE in the BIBLE

When the History Channel released series “The Bible” many people, including myself, were taken aback by the violence in the Old Testament episodes. It’s graphic and plentiful. What are we to make of all of the violence in the Old Testament? In particular, what are we to make of it when it seems to be COMMANDED BY GOD?

The best insights I’ve discovered so far are in this video commentary by Father Barron.

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