By Matthew J. Distefano,Michael Machuga
All Set Free units out to respond 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 figuring out of the atonement; changing them with a extra Christ-centered knowing of either doctrines. This publication also will use the paintings of René Girard as a way to reshape what number comprehend "what it capability to be human." Then and simply then may still we ask: "Who is God?"
Come discover what has turn into Matthew's theological pilgrimage up to now. Come observe the God of peace.
"All Set Free . . . is a hard, provocative examine which makes use of the mimetic conception of René Girard to reframe the point of view in 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 obtainable but actual synthesis of the way post-Evangelicals may perhaps combine the discoveries of mimetic conception 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 . . . provides us a favorable message of a nonviolent God whose deep allure offers to make the rote prayer of 'your nation come...on earth' turn into exciting human fact. an important e-book 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 rules of a violent God and a God for whom forgiveness and salvation rely on 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 analyzing the scriptures that might be new to many. And therein lies its worth. we don't achieve new perception through easily declaring what we already think, we extend our considering by way of exposing ourselves to principles that will contradict our present ideals. . . . a truly well timed ebook indeed."
--Andre Rabe, founding father of constantly enjoyed Ministries and writer of Desire came across 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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All Set Free: How God is Revealed in Jesus and Why That is Really Good News by Matthew J. Distefano,Michael Machuga