Welcome to a summer edition of The Adventist Podcast. In this 20 minute interview with our 2016 Adventist Forum conference keynote speaker, Greg Boyd discusses the Christus Victor theory of atonement, violence, as well as open theism, systematic racism, metal music, and Donald Trump.
Greg Boyd is an internationally recognized theologian, preacher, teacher, apologist and author. He has been featured on the front page ofThe New York Times, The Charlie Rose Show, CNN, National Public Radio, the BBC and numerous other television and radio venues.
Greg received his Ph.D. from Princeton Theological Seminary (summa cum laude 1988), his M.Div. from Yale Divinity School (cum laude 1982), and his B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Minnesota (1979). He is cofounder of the Woodland Hills Church in St. Paul, Minnesota where he serves as Senior Pastor, speaking to thousands each week.
Greg has authored or co-authored 20 books and numerous academic articles, including his best-selling and award-winning Letters From a Skeptic and his recent books Repenting of Religion and The Myth of a Christian Nation.
Here's the book he recommends in the podcast for those of you coming to converse with him at the Adventist Forum conference Sept. 16-18: The Nature of the Atonement: Four Views