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Why Does Jude Say Jesus Killed Disobedient Israelites? (podcast)
Greg defends Jesus’s non-violence against Jude 1:5, which suggests that Jesus killed disobedient Israelites.
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Tags: Cross Vision, Crucifixion of the Warrior God, Cruciform Theology, OT Violence
Podcast: How Do We Understand the Flood Through the Lens of the Cross?
Greg dives deep into the flood, to make sense of it through the lens of Christ on the cross. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0087.mp3
Why Christ, not Scripture, is Our Ultimate Foundation
In a previous blog I argued that all our theological reflection must not only be Christ-centered, it must, most specifically, be cross-centered. I now want to begin to unpack some of the most important implications of adopting a cross-centered theological perspective. My ultimate goal is to show how a cross-centered theology is able to resolve the…
The Twist that Reframes the Whole Story
Many people read the Bible as if everything written within it is equally authoritative. As a result, people read it along the lines of a cookbook. Like a recipe, the meaning and authority of a passage aren’t much affected by where the passage is located within the overall book. The truth, however, is that the…
Podcast: What Do We Do When the Bible Sends Mixed Messages?
Greg considers how to interpret mixed commands in the Bible—where one verse advises differently than another. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0364.mp3
Jesus and Nationalistic Violence
Throughout the Old Testament, we find Israel spoken of as God’s “chosen nation.” The Israelites were to be a nation of priests whom God wanted to use to unite the world under him (Ex 19:6). Since nationalism and violence inevitably go hand in hand, as Jacque Ellul and others have noted, the covenant God made…
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…