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By Matthew J. Distefano,Michael Machuga

what's the finishing to the human drama? Will all be reconciled to God after all? Does God call for an altar, a corpse, and blood? Or, really, is the Christian God set except the entire different gods all through history?

All Set Free units out to reply to a number of the more challenging questions Christians at the present time are confronted with. it is going to problem the Augustinian knowing of hell and the Calvinist figuring out 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 for you to reshape what percentage comprehend "what it potential to be human." Then and purely then should still we ask: "Who is God?"
Come discover what has turn into Matthew's theological pilgrimage so far. Come detect the God of peace.
"All Set Free . . . is a tough, provocative learn which makes use of the mimetic conception 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 possibly combine the discoveries of mimetic idea 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 good message of a nonviolent God whose deep allure grants to make the rote prayer of 'your state come...on earth' turn into exciting human fact. an important ebook for twenty-first-century Christianity."
--Anthony W. Bartlett, writer, Co-Founder and Contributing Theologian at Theology and Peace

"All Set Free is a welcome boost to the turning out 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 provides a fashion of interpreting the scriptures that would be new to many. And therein lies its worth. we don't achieve new perception by way of easily declaring what we already think, we extend our considering through exposing ourselves to rules that will contradict our present ideals. . . . a truly well timed ebook indeed."
--Andre Rabe, founding father of regularly enjoyed Ministries and writer of Desire discovered Me

Matthew J. Distefano is a typical contributor for The Raven Foundation. he's an outspoken recommend for worldwide peace and non-violence. Matthew is married with one daughter and enjoys the good outdoors.

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