But your god said that it was ok and that your wife is your property. I am certainly not defending your myth, just telling you what most preachers will not.<quoted text>
I don't think it's ok to own a slave much less kill one. My wife is not my property and anyone who says different can argue with her about it.
As for the mind of God besides what's in the bible I can't tell you I can honestly say I don't want to know what's on Gods mind.
My son would often start a conversation with, "Do you want to know something..." and I always reply with, "I want to know everything!"
I guess that is the major difference between a believer and a non-believer; the non-believer is driven to ask questions. That is why believers say, "Don't question god!" Why not? Is he afraid of my questions?
Teachers who did not know the material, also hate questions, but a person well versed, welcomes questions.