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Do We Read Bible-Violence to Children? (podcast)
Greg on children and Bible violence.
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Category: ReKnew Podcast
Tags: Crucifixion of the Warrior God, Cruciform Theology, Hermeneutics, Kids
If the violent depictions of God in the Bible are not completely accurate, isn’t all of Scripture up for debate?
Question: I’m very intrigued by your cruciform hermeneutics and can’t wait for your book (Crucifixion of the Warrior God) to come out. But I have to say that it strikes me as dangerous. You’re basically saying that the violent portraits of God in the OT are not completely accurate. But doesn’t this place us flawed…
Reviewing the Reviews: Rob Grayson (Faith Meets World)
Well folks, Crucifixion of the Warrior God (CWG) has been out three weeks and it’s already in its third printing! That blows me away! Thank you!! We’re already getting deeply moving testimonies of how this book – or how messages about the book — are freeing people to better see and trust the beauty of…
The Call to a Cruciform Life
Jesus repeatedly taught that following him meant that one had to be willing to “pick up their cross daily and follow [him]” (Lk 9:23; 14:27). Picking up our cross is the centerpiece of following Jesus because this was the centerpiece of what Jesus was all about. The thematic centrality of the cross is also illustrated…
Podcast: Is the Cruciform Hermeneutic a Little Too New?
Greg looks at the history of the Cruciform Hermeneutic. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0446.mp3
A Cross-Centered Evaluation of Responses to Tragedy
I’d like to pick up where I left off on my previous post about Draper’s article entitled “Aurora shooting inspires various perspectives on God and belief.” Toward the end of his article, Draper reports on an informal survey conducted by Stephen Prothero on his CNN Blog. Prothero simply asks people to respond to the question: “Where…
Jesus, the Word of God
“[T]he standing message of the Fathers to the Church Universal,” writes Georges Florovsky, was that “Christ Jesus is the Alpha and Omega of the Scriptures both the climax and the knot of the Bible.” It was also unquestionably one of the most foundational theological assumptions of Luther and Calvin as well as other Reformers. Hence,…