The Common Good
March 2011

A More Excellent Way

by John Asa Hertzler | March 2011

Let me give a word of support to Brian McLaren's God of love.

Let me give a word of support to Brian McLaren's God of love. When Jesus suffered a violent death on the cross (the violence was all ours, not God's), had every right to retaliate, and instead chose to forgive, the foundations of our world -- which were based on retributive justice, vengeance, and scapegoating -- were shattered and all things became new.                     

John Asa Hertzler
Edinburg, Virginia

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