Our friends at Homebrewed Christianity teamed up with our friends at Fortress Press to give away a signed copy of Greg Boyd’s two volume work The Crucifixion of the Warrior God. PLUS, the winner will also get 10 signed copies of the condensed version, Cross Vision, perfect for a small group discussion. You can click here to enter the giveaway.
Winners will be announced via Facebook Live on August 4th. They’re also giving away two free tickets to the ReKnew Conference in St. Paul this September during the live video. At the conference, Greg Boyd is going to present a revolutionary way to read the Bible at the first annual Re|Knew Conference. Held at Woodland Hills Church in St. Paul, the conference will be an exciting time of presentations, music, networking, and prayer. You’ll come away challenged and inspired. Click here to register or to get more information about the conference.
Greg talks about a really really really smart and good God in a really really really bad world against a not-quite-as-smart adversary. Episode 540 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0540.mp3
Greg introduces his grandson Rollins and talks about the God of little things.
As I noted in my 9th response to Paul Copan’s critique of Crucifixion of the Warrior God (CWG), Copan argues that Jesus merely repudiated wrong applications of OT laws in his sermon on the mount, not any OT law itself. He thus thinks I’m mistaken when I argue that Jesus placed his own authority above…
My ultimate hope for this two-volume work is that readers will acquire the cross-centered “Magic Eye” that allows them to discern the self-sacrificial, indiscriminately loving, nonviolent God revealed on the cross in the depths of the OT’s sometimes horrifically violent depictions of God. And in seeing this, my hope is that readers will see that…
Greg pops the hood to offer a helpful tutorial on how parables operate. Episode 609 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0609.mp3
“Only a person who is aware of the crucified Christ can properly understand Scripture.” Luther (Table Talks) In the last three posts I’ve been wrestling with how insights from Matthew Bate’s book, The Hermeneutics of the Apostolic Proclamation might help us interpret violent portraits of God in the OT in a way that discloses how…