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Benefit of the Doubt: Breaking the Idol of Certainty

Benefit of the Doubt: Breaking the Idol of Certainty

by Gregory A. Boyd

In Benefit of the Doubt, influential theologian, pastor, and bestselling author Gregory Boyd invites readers to embrace a faith that doesn't strive for certainty, but rather for commitment in the midst of uncertainty. Boyd rejects the idea that a person's faith is as strong as it is certain. In fact, he makes the case that doubt can enhance faith and… Read more…

God at War: The Bible  Spiritual Conflict

God at War: The Bible Spiritual Conflict

by Gregory A. Boyd

In this bold and compelling work, Gregory Boyd undertakes to reframe the central issues of Christian theodicy. By Boyd's estimate, theologians still draw too heavily on Augustine's response to the problem of evil, attributing pain and suffering to the mysterious "good" purposes of God. Accordingly, modern Christians are inclined not to ex… Read more…

Myth of a Christian Religion
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Myth of a Christian Religion

by Gregory A. Boyd, Art Carlson and Art Carlson

The kingdom of God is a beautiful revolution. Marked by the radical life, love, servanthood, and humility of Jesus, it stands in stark contrast to the values and ways of the world.Regrettably, many who profess to follow Christ have bought into the world’s methods, seeking to impose a sort of Christianized ethical kingdom through politics and control. In th… Read more…

Present Perfect

Present Perfect

by Gregory A. Boyd

Finding God’s presence in everyday moments is fundamental to every Christian’s life. It’s also one of the areas that millions of American Christians struggle with most.Popular author, theologian, and pastor Gregory Boyd knows this firsthand. After two decades of teaching, preaching, and welcoming the presence of God, Boyd considers himself a fellow pil… Read more…

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Present Perfect

by Fred Sanders and Gregory A. Boyd

Finding God’s presence in everyday moments is fundamental to every Christian’s life. It’s also one of the areas that millions of American Christians struggle with most. Popular author, theologian, and pastor Gregory Boyd knows this firsthand. After two decades of teaching, preaching, and welcoming the presence of God, Boyd considers himself… Read more…

Myth of a Christian Religion

Myth of a Christian Religion

by Gregory A. Boyd

The kingdom of God is a beautiful revolution. Marked by the radical life, love, servanthood, and humility of Jesus, it stands in stark contrast to the values and ways of the world.Regrettably, many who profess to follow Christ have bought into the world’s methods, seeking to impose a sort of Christianized ethical kingdom through politics and control. In th… Read more…

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The Jesus Legend: A Case for the Historical Reliability of the Synoptic Jesus Tradition

The Jesus Legend: A Case for the Historical Reliability of the Synoptic Jesus Tradition

by Gregory A. Boyd and Paul Rhodes Eddy

Even mature Christians have trouble defending the person and divinity of Christ. The Jesus Legend builds a convincing interdisciplinary case for the unique and plausible position of Jesus in human history. He was real and his presence on the planet has been well-documented.The authors of the New Testament didn't plant evidence, though each writer did tel… Read more…

Across the Spectrum: Understanding Issues in Evangelical Theology

Across the Spectrum: Understanding Issues in Evangelical Theology

by Gregory A. Boyd and Paul R. Eddy

Evangelical thinkers in recent years have thrust differing and sometimes nontraditional views on the doctrine of God, the composition of the human person, and the nature of hell into the spotlight.Across the Spectrum, written by Bethel College theologians Gregory Boyd and Paul Eddy, offers a service to the church by carefully examining the various positions … Read more…

God of the Possible: A Biblical Introduction to the Open View of God

God of the Possible: A Biblical Introduction to the Open View of God

by Gregory A. Boyd

Through an examination of relevant biblical passages, this theologian-pastor presents an alternative "open view" to the classical doctrine on God's foreknowledge of the future.… Read more…

Escaping the Matrix: Setting Your Mind Free to Experience Real Life in Christ

Escaping the Matrix: Setting Your Mind Free to Experience Real Life in Christ

by Gregory A. Boyd and Al Larson

In some way or another most of us are "stuck"-in a secret sin we can't control or maybe by an inability to stand up for ourselves.In Escaping the Matrix, authors Gregory A. Boyd and Al Larson use the vehicle of The Matrix film trilogy to argue that our struggles with habitual sin, thought patterns, damaged emotions, and phobias happen because w… Read more…

Repenting of Religion: Turning from Judgment to the Love of God

Repenting of Religion: Turning from Judgment to the Love of God

by Gregory A. Boyd

We human beings are burdened by our tendencies to harshly judge others and ourselves. Unfortunately for believers, this bent is as prevalent in the church as in the world.Pastor and author Gregory A. Boyd calls readers to a higher standard through understanding the true manner in which God views humanity: as infinitely worthwhile and lovable. Only an attitud… Read more…

Seeing Is Believing: Experience Jesus through Imaginative Prayer

Seeing Is Believing: Experience Jesus through Imaginative Prayer

by Gregory A. Boyd

One of the most common problems with Christians in our modern secularized world is that they don't feel the reality of Jesus. Sure, they believe in him and love him, but he somehow doesn't seem to enter their daily lives in a real sense. Some might say, "You ought to pray more." Others would advise, "You ought to witness more." Wh… Read more…