Passages in the Old Testament mention buying “slaves” or servants. One even states “If a man sells his daughter as a female slave (Ex. 21:7) ….” What? Buying and selling slaves? Selling your daughter? This is crazy and obviously immoral! But are we understanding the passages correctly? Are people really considered property in the OT? Was “slavery” in the OT the kind of institution we had in America up to the Civil War? No. Dr. Paul Copan, author of Is God a Moral Monster? joins Frank and sets the record straight. They cover many of the objections that skeptics raise in Frank’s answer to the slavery question in this short video from the University of Nebraska.
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