crucified God

This week we continue in the same chapter as last week, as well as the same thought, which is that the cross means more than just personal salvation and it implicates us in a way of living toward others and for others. It leads us to love. From The Crucified God:…

As we are in the season of Lent, I wanted to bring you this paragraph from my favorite book, The Crucified God. It’s from his chapter entitled “Resistance of the Cross Against Its Interpretations” which may be my favorite chapter of the book because it remains so prophetic and necessary: The…

Today’s Moltmann Monday quote comes from The Crucified God in his chapter on the identity and relevance of faith. He begins by writing, In Christianity the cross is the test of everything which deserves to be called Christian. One may add that the cross alone, and nothing else, is its test,…

Unsurprisingly, today’s Good Friday excerpt comes from The Crucified God, which includes a quote from German philosopher Hegel as an added little bonus: The faith which springs from the God event on the cross does not give a theistic answer to the question of suffering, why it must be as…

Happy Moltmann Monday, fellow theology nerds! Today I’m sharing some thoughts from The Crucified God about what it means for the trinity when Jesus dies on the cross. This came up in a discussion last night, as it often does when discussing the terrifying notion that God died (stop dancing…

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