Cross Vision, Violence, and the Warrior God

The best book I read all year was Greg Boyd’s The Crucifixion of the Warrior God. Two huge volumes dealing with the smiting verses in the Old Testament and offering a fresh way of viewing them through the non-violent work of Christ on the cross, our fullest revelation of God. Loved reading this book but I have to say that it was far more linear and detailed that I was hoping for and Volume One was mainly just background and church history.

I heard that Greg was publishing a shorter version of this book and it looks like it is available already – Cross Vision. I probably wont be buying it because of all the work I invested in the long version but I imagine its possibly the most challenging Christian theology book to come out in 2017.

 

Andrew

Andrew Jones has been blogging since 1997. He is based in San Francisco with his two daughters but also travels the globe to find compelling stories of early stage entrepreneurs changing their world. Sometimes he talks in the third person. Sometimes he even talks to himself and has been heard uttering the name “Precious” :-)

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