The Cruciform Center Part 4: How Revelation Reveals a Cruciform God

February 8, 2014

bible / greg boyd / new testament / revelation / theology

Our job is to try to understand Revelation the way this first century audience would have understood it. And, as an increasing number of scholars are arguing, when we do this, we’ll find that John has masterfully taken violent images from the Old Testament and other apocalyptic literature and turned them on their head. In other words, in John’s hands, these violent images become violently anti-violence.