Dr. Greg Boyd returns to discuss the cross-centeredness of the New Testament, Old Testament violence, podrishoners, unjustifiable texts, preaching the destruction of Jericho, and his new book The Crucifixion of the Warrior God.
Part 1- Tripp Fuller returns to discuss the John Cobb interview including the divinity of Jesus, gender pronouns, the Gospel of John, Peter Rollin’s divinity, and process theology vs. open theism.
Part 2- Jonathan Storment discusses how he’s just like Jimmy Kimmel, resurrection, evangelism, leadership and church wounds. We start the show by talking with the president of Missions Resource Network Dr. Dan Bouchelle.
Dr. Larry Hurtado joins the show to discuss early Christianity including Christian distinctiveness, what made Christianity bizarre, Christianity as a philosophy, God of love, the improbability of Resurrection in the first century and his book Destroyer of the gods.
In the second part of the Richard Rohr conversation about The Divine Dance we discuss the Cosmic Christ, spiral dynamics, praying to Jesus or through Jesus, the image of God, why the conservative church is more stable and the liberal’s inability to worship and Aat vs. Art.
Joshua Ryan Butler returns to the show discuss his trip to the Vatican to meet Pope Francis, bad views of God as an excuse to not live in relationship with God, Jesus as the ideal for Humanity, the difference between people who commit genocide and those who don’t, and Josh’s new book The Pursuing God.