Is God violent? Brian McLaren weighs in

In light of my recent blog posts addressing what I see as significant problems inherent in Reformed Christianity, penal substitution views of the atonement and the like, I thought it might be helpful to post this outtake from Brian McLaren’s Hellbound? interview. Enjoy!

Is God Violent? Brian McLaren gives his POV from Kevin Miller on Vimeo.

About Kevin Miller

Kevin Miller is an award-winning screenwriter, director and producer who has applied his craft to numerous documentaries, feature films and shorts. Recent projects include "The Chicken Manure Incident," "Hellbound?," "Drop Gun," "No Saints for Sinners," "spOILed," "Sex+Money," "With God On Our Side," "Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed" and "After..." In addition to his work in film, Miller has written, co-written and edited over 45 books. He lives in Kimberley, BC, Canada with his wife and four children.

  • JDE

    “… and that says something about the nature of God that some people are happy to accept.”
    It says far more about them than it does about God.

    “… that’s where a whole group of people land, and they land there because they love and respect the Bible… ”
    They land there because it’s their inherent orientation. He doesn’t want to see it.


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