By Matthew J. Distefano,Michael Machuga
All Set Free units out to reply to a number of the tougher questions Christians this day are confronted with. it is going to problem the Augustinian knowing of hell and the Calvinist realizing of the atonement; exchanging them with a extra Christ-centered figuring out of either doctrines. This booklet also will use the paintings of René Girard which will reshape what percentage comprehend "what it potential to be human." Then and simply then should still we ask: "Who is God?"
Come discover what has turn into Matthew's theological pilgrimage up to now. Come detect the God of peace.
"All Set Free . . . is a not easy, provocative examine which makes use of the mimetic thought of René Girard to reframe the point of view during 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 may well combine the discoveries of mimetic concept 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 favorable message of a nonviolent God whose deep allure supplies to make the rote prayer of 'your state come...on earth' develop into exciting human fact. an important publication 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 rely on a propitiating dying of Jesus."
--J. Denny Weaver, Professor Emeritus of faith, Bluffton University
"In All Set Free, Distefano provides a manner of examining the scriptures that might be new to many. And therein lies its worth. we don't achieve new perception by means of easily declaring what we already think, we extend our pondering through exposing ourselves to rules that would contradict our present ideals. . . . a really well timed e-book indeed."
--Andre Rabe, founding father of regularly enjoyed Ministries and writer of Desire stumbled on Me
Matthew J. Distefano is a standard contributor for The Raven Foundation. he's an outspoken suggest for worldwide peace and non-violence. Matthew is married with one daughter and enjoys the nice outdoors.
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