Joel
Introduction

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Absurdities
Injustice
Cruelty and Violence
Science and History
Contradictions
Family Values
Prophecy
Interpretation
Intolerance
Good Stuff

Joel: Cruelty and Violence

  1. "A fire devoureth before them ... nothing shall escape."
    On "the day of the Lord", everything and everyone will be burned to death. 2:3

  2. "The people shall be much pained: all faces shall gather blackness." 2:6

  3. People will try to commit suicide but will not be able to. 2:8

  4. "Beat your plowshares into swords and your pruninghooks into spears." 3:10

  5. "Egypt shall be a desolation, and Edom shall be a desolate wilderness." 3:19