Jeff suggested some interesting articles - First three on the list found here http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2013/july-august/.
How do we reconcile the contrast between the atrocious violence attributed to God or at His direction and the culturally popular- meek,mild loving, turn the other cheek - Jesus who claims to be God? Are they really one in the same? The three articles mentioned above include some very interesting ideas worth exploring. Check it out, see what you think, we'll talk about it on Thurs. Hope to see you there.