How might we re-imagine God’s justice in a restorative framework rather than a primarily punitive one? On Christ the King Sunday, Christopher Mack reexamines scriptures on God’s justice and judgment through a lens of nonviolent theology and restorative justice. [Matthew 25:31-40]
- Where are you struggling to see God at work in our divisive, violent, over-consumptive, and destructive world?
- When you long for God to be at work in the world, what values or actions do you hope for?
- How might our hunger for justice reshape our baggage of images of God’s judgment?
- Book: Raising Abel: The Recovery of the Eschatological Imagination by James Alison