Cross Vision: How the Crucifixion of Jesus Makes Sense of Old Testament Violence

Cross Vision: How the Crucifixion of Jesus Makes Sense of Old Testament Violence

by Gregory Boyd

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781506432601
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 10/15/2018
Pages: 280
Sales rank: 424,309
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Gregory A. Boyd is the senior pastor of Woodland Hills Church in St. Paul, Minnesota, and the author of many books, including Crucifixion of the Warrior God and Cross Vision.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Something Else Must Be Going On ix

Part I The Problem and A Looking-Glass Cross Solution

1 The Elephant 3

2 The Unveiling 17

3 A Cruciform Through-Line 33

4 Revolting Beauty 49

5 Building on Tradition 61

Part II Biblical, Historical, and Ancient Cultural Support

6 The Heavenly Missionary 83

7 Rorschach God 101

8 Echoes of a Pagan Warrior 121

Part III The True Nature of God's Judgment

9 Divine Aikido 135

10 Self-Punishing Sin 147

11 Doing and Allowing 161

Part IV Seeing Something Else Through The Looking-Glass Cross

12 Cosmic War 177

13 Creation Undone 193

14 Dragon-Swaltowing-Dragon Warfare 205

15 Misusing Divine Power 217

16 Commanding Child Sacrifice 231

Postscript: Four Words of Encouragement 247

Acknowledgments 253

Index of Authors and Subjects 257

Index of Scripture 267

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