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Overview of Crucifixion of the Warrior God

Overview of Crucifixion of the Warrior God

Greg reviewed the content of his new book, Crucifixion of the Warrior God, as a part of the Woodland Hills Church Covenant Partner gathering on March 5, 2017. If you want a fairly succinct synopsis of the thesis of his book, look no further.

Ten years ago, Greg set out to write a book justifying the violent portraits of God in the Old Testament. He quickly gave up on that endeavor and instead found a way to see how these violent portraits point to the crucified Christ in ways that you might not expect. The two-volume academic work is set to release next month, and the popular version (Cross Vision) will be coming out in August.

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