Throughout history, people have used the Bible to provide the moral cement for atrocities that occurred in God’s name. But not everything that happens under the banner of heaven reflects the character of Jesus. It is always wrong to consider religious violence as an expression of a profound conviction. Murder and war, the tortures of the Inquisitions, and all the repressive measures taken in the name of religion are symptomatic of spiritual cowardice. How do we find the moral courage to confront these things?