Cruciform Theology

Do We Read Bible-Violence to Children? (podcast)

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Greg on children and Bible violence.  Episode 658 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0658.mp3

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Is the Cruciform Hermeneutic Circular? (podcast)

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Greg defends the Cruciform Hermeneutic against circularity. Episode 631 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0631.mp3

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Can You Hold a Cruciform Theology AND a Penal Substitution View of Atonement? (podcast)

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If you view the cross as the outlet of God’s wrath, then the violence in the Old Testament seems to make perfect sense. Greg responds. Episode 614 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0614.mp3

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Why Are Jesus’s Parables So Violent? (podcast)

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Greg pops the hood to offer a helpful tutorial on how parables operate.  Episode 609 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0609.mp3

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Did God Destroy Sodom and Gomorrah? (podcast)

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Greg considers the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah and speculates on the nature of the angels who were sent there.   Episode 597 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0597.mp3

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Why Does Jude Say Jesus Killed Disobedient Israelites? (podcast)

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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

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If Jesus Is the Whole Point, Then What’s the Point of the Old Testament? (podcast)

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Greg considers the role of the Old Testament in Christian faith.   Episode 554 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0554.mp3

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To What Extent is the Old Testament a Sufficient Revelation of God? (podcast)

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Greg considers the relationship between the testaments.  Episode 548 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0548.mp3

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Can Bible Imperfections IMPROVE the Reliability of the Bible? (podcast)

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Greg talks about his new book: Inspired Imperfection: How the Bible’s Problems Enhance Its Divine Authority. Episode 537 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0537.mp3

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Podcast: Doesn’t Claiming that the Old Testament Writers were Sometimes Wrong Inevitably Lead to a Slippery Slope?

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Greg talks about cataphatic prayer and the role of the imagination. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0470.mp3

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How is the Bible “God-Breathed”?

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The historic-orthodox church has always confessed that all canonical writings are “God-breathed” (1 Tim 3:16). But what exactly does this mean? How could God guarantee that the writings that his “breathing” produces are precisely what…

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Atonement: What is the Christus Victor View?

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Most western Christians today understand the atonement as a sort of legal-transaction that took place between the Father and the Son that got humanity “off the hook.” The legal-transaction scenario goes something like this: God’s…

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Podcast: How Does the Story of Achan In Joshua 7 Point to the Cross?

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Greg looks at a violent Old Testament story through a Cruciform lens. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0447.mp3

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Podcast: Is the Cruciform Hermeneutic a Little Too New?

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Greg looks at the history of the Cruciform Hermeneutic. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0446.mp3

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Podcast: HOW Does the Death of Jesus Allow Us to Be Forgiven?

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Greg discusses love bombs and explosions of light.   http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0419.mp3

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Podcast: Do We Apply a Cruciform Lens to the Writings of Paul Even Though He Writes After Christ?

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Greg talks about Paul and Peter and the slow acclimation of Christ’s message in the early church.   http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0413.mp3

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Podcast: Is Open Theism an Accommodation?

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Or for that matter is accommodation an accommodation? Greg talks about things that impact God. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0407.mp3

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Podcast: By Celebrating Passover, Isn’t Jesus Tacitly Approving the Sacrificial System Passover Was Based On?

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Is Jesus for or against slaughtering babies? Greg talks about exodus and sacrifice. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0405.mp3

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Podcast: Why Must God Wait for Prayer to Meet Our Needs?

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Is God a bad father? Greg explores the intricacies and nuances of prayer. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0404.mp3

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Podcast: How Does God’s Wrath Fit within a Cruciform Theology?

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Greg considers God’s wrath. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0390.mp3

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