Does the Bible condone rape?

I have many discussions with many different kinds of people. Some believe in God, others do not care about God, while still others are militant in their hatred of God. While talking with the militant ones, I come across the same lame reasons why the Bible is not a moral Book and how It is full of mistakes. Since it is the same recycled fodder over and over again, the argument is easy to win. After having gone through the same process for the millionth time, I have decided to write articles explaining the so called “mistakes” in the Bible as well as the passages that “claim” to be immoral. If you talk to enough atheists, you will hear these questions and statements over and over again. Here is the first one, “the Bible condones rape, therefor it is an outdated book and no longer relevant for our modern times“. Continue reading