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Why I'm not a believer in violent Christian god

Sir, in reference to Declan Foley's letter (Letters, April 28), the question still stands. What right does your god have to pass down moral decrees? Your god, going by the Old Testament, is quite clearly fond of mass murder (Chronicles, Deuteronomy, Joshua), and, despite what Declan says, he has not given us free will at all, it is stated numerous times in the bible that our fates are already written.

What god would send down 10 commandments to live by, then have the carrier of these commandments order the murder of 3,000 people?

Not a god I want anything to do with.

Jay Penn

Irish Independent