By Matthew J. Distefano,Michael Machuga
All Set Free units out to reply to a number of the tougher questions Christians at the present time are confronted with. it is going to problem the Augustinian realizing of hell and the Calvinist figuring out of the atonement; exchanging them with a extra Christ-centered figuring out of either doctrines. This publication also will use the paintings of René Girard with a view to reshape what number comprehend "what it capability to be human." Then and basically then should still we ask: "Who is God?"
Come discover what has turn into Matthew's theological pilgrimage to date. Come realize the God of peace.
"All Set Free . . . is a demanding, provocative research which makes use of the mimetic thought of René Girard to reframe the point of view through which readers learn the Bible."
--Michael Hardin, govt Director of Preaching Peace, editor/author of 8 books, together with The Jesus pushed Life
"Distefano contributes an available but exact synthesis of the way post-Evangelicals could combine the discoveries of mimetic thought into an more and more transparent imaginative and prescient of the non-retributive God."
--Bradley Jersak, writer of A extra Christlike God
"All Set Free . . . offers us a good message of a nonviolent God whose deep charm delivers to make the rote prayer of 'your nation come...on earth' turn into exciting human truth. an important booklet for twenty-first-century Christianity."
--Anthony W. Bartlett, writer, Co-Founder and Contributing Theologian at Theology and Peace
"All Set Free is a great addition to the growing to be physique of literature that demanding situations the inherited principles of a violent God and a God for whom forgiveness and salvation depend upon a propitiating loss of life of Jesus."
--J. Denny Weaver, Professor Emeritus of faith, Bluffton University
"In All Set Free, Distefano offers a fashion of studying the scriptures that may be new to many. And therein lies its worth. we don't achieve new perception by means of easily maintaining what we already think, we extend our pondering by way of exposing ourselves to rules that will contradict our present ideals. . . . a truly well timed publication indeed."
--Andre Rabe, founding father of continually enjoyed Ministries and writer of Desire stumbled on Me
Matthew J. Distefano is a standard contributor for The Raven Foundation. he's an outspoken recommend for worldwide peace and non-violence. Matthew is married with one daughter and enjoys the nice outdoors.
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