Kresta in the Afternoon – February 8, 2018 – Hour 1

+  The Old Testament in Light of the New (full hour)

  • Description: Critics of religion such as Richard Dawkins often claim that the Old and New Testaments portray two very different Gods, and that the God of the Old Testament is vicious, petty, selfish and vindictive - hardly the type of deity anyone would want to worship. Other critics claim that Christ's work in the New Testament renders the Old Testament irrelevant. We know both these claims are false, but how should we approach Old Testament writings as followers of Christ? Stephen Clark joins us.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Stephen Clark
      Stephen Clark is the author of The Old Testament in Light of the New. He's former president of the Sword of the Spirit, an international ecumenical Christian community. He's the author of many other books including "Baptized in the Spirit" and "Building Christian Communities."
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    • The Old Testament in the Light of the New: The Stages of God’s Plan

      While the Old Testament books are directed to the people of Israel, they also bear great significance for Christians who can decipher in Old Testament writings the gradual phases of God's salvific plan. In The Old Testament in Light of the New: The Stages of God's Plan by Stephen B. Clark, the author provides a comprehensive presentation of how and why the Old Testament forms part of the Christian Bible and offers a program for how to read the Old as a Christian—namely, in light of the New. (learn more)

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