Can Violence Be Redemptive?
Violence is a thread that runs through many sacred texts and traditions around the world, from animal sacrifice to the mass slaughter of unbelievers to Jesus' suffering and death on the cross. How should modern believers interpret texts that seem to condone or defend violence? Is violence ever justified on religious grounds? Can violent acts be redemptive?
Covenantal Substitutionary Atonement
An Insatiable Appetite for Violence
Is God Out to Get You? or Forgive You?
A Pathological Mythology
Shedding Blood in God's Name
Self-Denial as Violence
The Myth of Redemptive Violence
On Retconning Biblical Violence
Biblical Violence Matters to Peace
Pope Benedict: The Essential Message of Religion Is Against Violence
Religion and Terrorism Are Opposites
A Kinder, Gentler Easter
Islam, Excuses, and the Sacred
Mimetic Theory and the Nonviolent God
Done with Substitutionary Atonement