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← Bible stories for children - would you do it?

El Bastardo's Avatar Jump to comment 15 by El Bastardo

I would read it to my kids, though would be in the same vein as any fairy tale. Of course it's hero sets out on quest, there's danger and peril but everything works out in the end and the bad guys get their comeuppance.

I wouldn't be telling my child about how some god/man was tortured, beaten, abused and murdered in a grotesque fashion to cleanse them of some inherent evil and that they should be thankful to said god/man whilst simultaneously feel bad about the fact he did this to himself on your behalf.

On a side note, the BBC childrens show "Tweenies" recently had Noah's flood as their story-time segment of the show with no mention of god at all.

Tue, 12 Apr 2011 12:46:28 UTC | #614463