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Author Boyd, Gregory A

Title Cross Vision Study Guide / Gregory A. Boyd and Deacon Godsey
Published Minneapolis, Minnesota : Fortress Press, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (257 pages)
Contents Intro; Cross Vision Study Guide; Cross Vision Study Guide; Contents; Introduction; The Problem and a Looking-Glass Solution; Week #1: Part I-The Elephant: Calling It Like It Is; Week #1: Part II-The Unveiling: What God Is Really Like; Week #2: Part I-A Cruciform Through-Line: The Centrality of Christ Crucified; Week #2: Part II-Revolting Beauty: Learning to See the Cross as the Key; Biblical, Historical, and Ancient Cultural Support; Week #3: Building on Tradition: The Old and The New; Week #4: The Heavenly Missionary: Divine Accommodation; The True Nature of God's Judgment
Week #5: Part I-Rorschach God: Whose Image of God to Trust?Week #5: Part II-Echoes of a Pagan Warrior: Reading the OT in Its ANE Context; Seeing Something Else through the Looking-Glass Cross; Week #6: Divine Aikido: God's Nonviolent Judgment; Week #7: Part I-Self-Punishing Sin: Divine Abandonment; Week #7: Part II-Doing and Allowing: The Dual-Speech Pattern of Scripture; Week #8: Part I-Cosmic War: What's Going On Behind the Scenes; Week #8: Part II-Creation Undone: The BIG-Big Picture; Week #9: Part I- Dragon-Swallowing-Dragon Warfare: How God Wins
Week #9: Part II-Misusing Divine Power: Those Temperamental ProphetsWeek #10: Part I-Commanding Child Sacrifice: Trusting God in the Midst of Confusion; Week #10: Part II-Four Words of Encouragement; Appendix 1: The Cruciform Hermeneutic in Summary; Appendix 2: Truth Priorities
Summary Using this guide, readers can work through Gregory A. Boyd's Cross Vision chapter by chapter, consider various stories from the Bible, and hear from Boyd about questions that have come up since he wrote the book. The Cross Vision Study Guide is an essential aid for anyone wrestling with depictions of a violent God, yet living with faith in a peaceful Christ
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Subject Jesus Christ -- Crucifixion.
Sacrifice -- Biblical teaching.
Theology of the cross.
Violence in the Bible.
Form Electronic book
Author Godsey, Deacon
ISBN 1506449492 (electronic bk.)
9781506449494 (electronic bk.)