Greg Boyd joins the podcast to discuss his newest book, Crucifixion of the Warrior God. In this...
Category: Peace Theology
Brian Pipkin’s and Jay Beaman’s new book documents some of the pacifist and social justice convictions of early Pentecostals, many of whom were called traitors, slackers, cranks, and weak-minded people for extending Jesus’ love beyond racial, ethnic, and national boundaries. They wrestled with citizenship and Jesus’ prohibitions on killing. They rejected nation-worship, war profiteering, wage slavery, patriotic … Continue reading →
Ted Grimsrud—December 11, 2016 The book of Revelation does not have a positive reputation these days. For many Christians it is seen as hopelessly complicated and obscure. In my opinion, it is indeed the case that understanding Revelation is difficult. … Continue reading →
The world is full of conflict where evil begets more evil. Violence produces more violence. Arguments produce more arguments. It’s a tit-for-tat world. What is God’s strategy for stopping this conflict? How does God respond to evil, and how does God call us to respond? This strategy might even come in handy during heated conversations at holiday gatherings. [...] The post Responding in Love appeared first on Greg Boyd - ReKnew.
Ted Grimsrud—November 29, 2016 To “break bad” can mean to “go wild,” to “defy authority” and break the law, to be verbally “combative, belligerent, or threatening” or, followed by the preposition “on,” to “completely dominate or humiliate.” […] Continue reading →
On Oct 29th Manila groups gathered to show unity and affirm the value of every human life. The Philippines war on drugs had created a… The post A Biblical Challenge to Empire: A Recap of “Biag, Buhay Kinabuhi: Valuing Life, Denouncing Killing” appeared first on DarnellBarkman.com.
Ted Grimsrud—November 7, 2016 My post on Friday, “Why, in the end, I can’t vote for Hillary Clinton,” elicited quite a bit of discussion both here on the blog, on Facebook, and on the Mennonite World Review site … Continue reading →
Ted Grimsrud—November 4, 2016 Few of the people I know, even those who strongly supported Bernie Sanders in the primaries, are agonizing about their presidential vote next week. It is clear to just about everyone in my circles, it seems, that Donald Trump’s unacceptability as president could not be more clear. Hence, a vote for Clinton is a no-brainer. […] Continue reading →
“There is a pervasive form of contemporary violence to which the idealist most easily succumbs: activism and overwork. The rush and pressure of modern life are a form, perhaps the most common form, of its innate violence. To allow oneself to be carried away by a multitude of conflicting concerns, to surrender to too many demands, to commit oneself to too many projects, to want to help. [...]