I’m also currently rereading the Bible from start to finish and wanted to see if you came up with some of the same questions I’ve posed in the margins of my text. I grew up in an evangelical household and while I still profess a faith, I am disturbed by evangelical Christianity. I’m finding myself increasingly angry as I read scripture (granted I’m still in the Old Testament). The treatment of women, the continual sacrifices of animals, the violence, the blood, the rapes, etc.—all lay heavy on my mind. I just don’t understand and feel a great deal of confusion. Thank you for sharing your thoughts. I appreciate your honesty and questioning. I feel that I don’t have anyone to talk to about my qualms.
I know the feeling. Feel free to continue along with me on this journey and also to write in. There are many of us here that you can talk to about what you’re going through.