God Without Violence: Following a Nonviolent God in a Violent World

God Without Violence: Following a Nonviolent God in a Violent World

by J. Denny Weaver


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498294126
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 09/29/2016
Pages: 230
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

J. Denny Weaver is Professor Emeritus of Religion at Bluffton University, Ohio. Among his recent books are Becoming Anabaptist (2nd ed., 2005); Defenseless Christianity (co-authored, 2009); The Nonviolent Atonement (2nd. ed., 2011); The Nonviolent God (2013); and John Howard Yoder: Radical Theologian (co-authored, 2014).

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Introduction 1

Ch. 1 The Story of Jesus 17

Ch. 2 The Story of Jesus and Atonement 30

Ch. 3 Atonement and God 39

Ch. 4 New Testament Teaching and Nonviolence 49

Ch. 5 Atonement and Forgiveness 61

Ch. 6 Jesus and Economics 68

Ch. 7 Racism, Ethnicity, and Gender 77

Ch. 8 The Omnipotence of God 84

Ch. 9 The Nonviolence of God's Creation 97

Ch. 10 God of the Biblical Narrative: Violent? 107

Ch. 11 God of the Biblical Narrative: Nonviolent? 115

Ch. 12 God of the Biblical Narrative: A Resolution 129

Ch. 13 Reading the Bible Again 136

Ch. 14 Interpreting Revelation 145

Ch. 15 Looking at the Past in Revelation 153

Ch. 16 Looking Ahead in Revelation? 166

Ch. 17 Does Theology Change? Christology 175

Ch. 18 Does Theology Change? Atonement 187

Open-ended Conclusion 197

Discussion Questions 201

Bibliography 209

Subject Index 213

Scripture Index 218

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