While researching Jesus Loves Canaanites, I came across some truly abhorrent defenses of biblical genocide in general and pedicide in particular. For example, Christian apologists claimed that the Canaanites were evil squatters, that they were like cancer, and that killing infants would actually be a merciful act.
So it should be no surprise that I devoted some time to satirizing those terrible arguments in my fundamentalist apologetics satire.
In Timeless Truth in a World of Lies, Christian Bellows provides an impressive defense of the Canaanite genocide. If anyone can make child slaughter sound pious, it’s Christian Bellows. Here is an excerpt.