Gregory Boyd

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Gregory A. "Greg" Boyd (1957-) is an American theologian, pastor, and author. Boyd is Senior Pastor of Woodland Hills Church in St. Paul, Minnesota and President of  He is one of the leading spokesmen in the growing Neo-Anabaptism movement, which is based in the tradition of Anabaptism and advocates Christian pacifism and a non-violent understanding of God.


  • Trinity and Process: A Critical Evaluation and Reconstruction of Hartshorne's Di-Polar Theism Towards a Trinitarian Metaphysics (1992)
  • Oneness Pentecostals and the Trinity (1992)
  • Letters From a Skeptic: A Son Wrestles with His Father's Questions about Christianity (1994); reprint edition, (2008)
  • Cynic Sage or Son of God? (1995)
  • Jesus Under Siege (1995)
  • God at War: The Bible and Spiritual Conflict (1997)
  • God of the Possible: A Biblical Introduction to the Open View of God (2000)
  • Satan & the Problem of Evil: Constructing a Trinitarian Warfare Theodicy (2001)
  • Across the Spectrum: Understanding Issues in Evangelical Theology (with Paul Rhodes Eddy) (2002)
  • Is God to Blame?: Moving Beyond Pat Answers to the Problem of Evil (2003)
  • Seeing Is Believing: Experience Jesus Through Imaginative Prayer (2004)
  • Repenting of Religion: Turning from Judgment to the Love of God (2004)
  • Escaping The Matrix: Setting Your Mind Free To Experience Real Life In Christ (with Al Larson) (2005)
  • The Myth of a Christian Nation: How the Quest for Political Power Is Destroying the Church (2006)
  • The Jesus Legend: A Case for the Historical Reliability of the Synoptic Jesus Tradition (with Paul Rhodes Eddy) (2007)
  • Lord or Legend?: Wrestling with the Jesus Dilemma (with Paul Rhodes Eddy) (2007)
  • The Myth of a Christian Religion: Losing Your Religion for the Beauty of a Revolution (2009)
  • Present Perfect: Finding God in the Now (2010)
  • Benefit of the Doubt: Breaking the Idol of Certainty (2013)
  • Servant God: The Cosmic Conflict Over God's Trustworthiness (2013) with Larry Ashcraft, Marco Belmonte, Scott Bennett, Cherilyn Clough,, Brad Cole, Dorothee Cole, Virginia Davidson, Tom Ewall, Timothy R. Jennings, Sue Lewis, Mark Merizan, Herb Montgomery, Ken Peterson Jr., Jean Sheldon [Pacific Union College professor of religion], Manuel Silva, Loren Smith,  Alden L. Thompson [Walla Walla University professor of Biblical studies] and Sigve Tonstad, by Loma Linda Press.
  • From Damage to Destiny, God's Way (2015)
  • The Crucifixion of the Warrior God: Volumes 1 & 2 (2017)
  • Cross Vision: How the Crucifixion of Jesus Makes Sense of Old Testament Violence (2017)

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    From Greg's Library of Recommended Books:

    Important items in Christian Living; Spiritual Formation etc.:

    • Gregory A. Boyd spoke at Mars Hill Bible Church April 30th, 2007.
    • Gregory Boyd endorsed Sacred Listening: Discovering the Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius Loyola, by James Wakefield:goes further, “I and many others have found Ignatius’s Spiritual Exercises to be the most powerful tool for helping us grow in our walk with God.”
    • The Myth of a Christian Nation (2007) has back cover endorsements by Brian McLaren and Tony Campolo.  
    • Gregory Boyd has endorsed Love Wins by Rob Bell on the back cover
    • Present Perfect: Finding God in the Now (2010)  is front cover endorsed by Brian McLaren, and inside endorsements by John Ortberg, Alan Hirsch, Brian McLaren, Shane Claiborne and Tony Jones
    • Benefit of the Doubt: Breaking the Idol of Certainity (2013) is endorsed (also on back cover) by John Ortberg, Shane Caliborne and Frank Viola.
    • Walter Brueggemann and Gilbert Bilezkian back cover endorsed Boyd's book God of the Possible (2000)
    • Robert Webber back cover endorsed Boyd’s book Satan and the Problem of Evil (2001)
    • Ervin McManus and Robert Webber back cover endorsed Boyd’s book Is God to Blame? (2003)
    • Cross Vision: How the Crucifixion of Jesus Makes Sense of Old Testament Violence (2017) is back cover endorsed by Brian Zahnd and Brian McLaren.

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