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Dealing with the violent bits in the Bible

I was at a christening two years ago when a priest in an Anglican church read a passage from the Old Testament.  It was the story of how God’s annointed people, the Israelites, totally destroyed a rival tribe taking no…

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Torture and violence in the Middle Ages

Life in the Middle Ages was way more violent on average than daily life today which is way more civilised by comparison

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Horrible things that happened in medieval sieges!

Some of the brutality and horror that used to occur during medieval sieges to intimidate the enemy

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The Devil’s Crown – a violent historical drama the BBC has swept under the carpet

In the 1970s, the BBC aired a very violent historical drama based in the Middle Ages called The Devil’s Crown and has been very unwilling to give it a repeat airing

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