By Matthew J. Distefano,Michael Machuga
All Set Free units out to respond to the various tougher questions Christians this day are confronted with. it is going to problem the Augustinian realizing of hell and the Calvinist knowing of the atonement; changing them with a extra Christ-centered realizing of either doctrines. This e-book also will use the paintings of René Girard so one can reshape what percentage 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 so far. Come notice the God of peace.
"All Set Free . . . is a demanding, provocative research which makes use of the mimetic idea of René Girard to reframe the point of view through 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 actual synthesis of the way post-Evangelicals may perhaps combine the discoveries of mimetic thought 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 gives you to make the rote prayer of 'your nation come...on earth' turn into exciting human truth. 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 becoming physique of literature that demanding situations the inherited rules of a violent God and a God for whom forgiveness and salvation depend upon a propitiating loss of life of Jesus."
--J. Denny Weaver, Professor Emeritus of faith, Bluffton University
"In All Set Free, Distefano offers a manner of studying the scriptures that might be new to many. And therein lies its price. we don't achieve new perception by means of easily putting forward what we already think, we extend our considering by means of exposing ourselves to rules that may contradict our present ideals. . . . a really well timed ebook indeed."
--Andre Rabe, founding father of regularly enjoyed Ministries and writer of Desire discovered Me
Matthew J. Distefano is a customary contributor for The Raven Foundation. he's an outspoken recommend for international peace and non-violence. Matthew is married with one daughter and enjoys the good 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