Podcast: Defending the Manifesto (5 of 10)
Greg responds to challenges by William Lane Craig from Craig’s podcast “Reasonable Faith.“
Craig argues that Greg’s model of reading the bible through the lens of Jesus Christ is simply Greg’s way of rejecting the dictation theory of inspiration—which everyone does. Greg denies this and claims that his view of inspiration is more than simply a denial of the dictation theory of inspiration.
“The cross is the central way Christ images God. Christ was not an innocent third party who was punished against his will to appease the Father’s wrath. Christ is himself God, and he voluntarily took our sin and its just punishment upon himself. Hence his sacrifice does not appease God’s wrath; it reveals God’s love.…
Many of the major criticisms of Crucifixion of the Warrior God that have been raised since it was published four weeks ago have come from folks who advocate Rene Girard’s understanding of the atonement. A major place where these matters are being discussed is here, and you are free to join. Now, I have to…
There’s some pretty raw language in this video and it’s longer than what we normally post, but we thought it was worth it. So inspiring.
In Part I of my review of Scott Oliphint’s God With Us we saw that Oliphint is attempting to reframe divine accommodation in a Christ-centerd way. Yet, while he affirms that “Christ is the quintessential revelation of God,” he went on to espouse a classical view of God that was anchored in God’s “aseity,” not…
Greg defends Jesus’s non-violence against Jude 1:5, which suggests that Jesus killed disobedient Israelites. Episode 588 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0588.mp3
Here’s a 6 minute meditation on gratitude by Louie Schwartzberg. Take our word for it. It’s worth the time.