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God’s Restorative Justice

I started this Lenten Call to Resist series as a public way of rejecting the theological sadism of right-wing Christianity, which sees God as damning all humanity except those who believe in Jesus, the “perfect sacrifice,” sent by God to die in our place.  This is an ancient theology of… Read More »God’s Restorative Justice

Jesus’ Death was not God’s Need

Palm/Passion Sunday, 2016  “Naturally one can develop a theology that no longer has the somber cross at its center.  Such an attempt deserves criticism not because it bids farewell to Christianity as it has been, but because it turns aside from reality, in the midst of which stands the cross.”… Read More »Jesus’ Death was not God’s Need