Lighten Up: Arming Jesus
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Given Jesus’ uniform teaching about loving enemies and abstaining from violence, and given that his followers were known for their refusal to engage in violence for the first three hundred years of church history, it’s obvious that Jesus wasn’t saying he came so that his disciples would use swords. The context of Jesus’ comment makes…
Greg responds to the question of whether or not his cruciform hermeneutic is anything like the heresy of Marcion, who basically advocated throwing out the Old Testament. (Spoiler: it’s not.)
A little inspiration for your Friday…
Greg argues against C.S. Lewis’ claim that not all killing is murder. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0223.mp3