Jon Stannard and Jeff Jacobson speak with Dr. Helen Paynter.
Helen is a tutor at Bristol Baptist College, director of Centre for the Study of Bible and Violence and an author. In 2019 she wrote God of Violence Yesterday, God of Love Today?, which explores the theme of violence in the Old Testament.
Buy her book at Amazon here: https://bit.ly/GVYLT
Helen is producing a video every day on a book of the Bible: https://bit.ly/TourBible
Centre for the Study of Bible and Violence https://www.facebook.com/CSBVBristolB… https://www.csbvbristol.org.uk/
See my review for Helen’s book
‘. Reduced Laughter’ here
Enjoy this excellent interview:
Gralefrit is (another) blog of theological musings and sermons and other juicy tit-bits from a follower of Jesus Christ, hoping to be joined by others along the Way.
Gralefrit is a made-up word coined by the undercover policeman (played by Robin Ellis) in an episode of Fawlty Towers (A Touch of Class) who, when ordering breakfast from the maid Polly, assumed the persona of an ignorant illiterate, and ordered his grapefruit by stumbling through the menu and asked for a “gralefrit’. Classic!!
The link with this web site should be obvious: I am a God-lover/Jesus follower/Baptist church minister/aspiring-theologian/husband/father/grandfather from England, but feel that any attempts to explain the divine grapefruit of God’s Word only end up as a stuttering and incoherent stumble towards something that stretches and leans towards the real thing.
If I can tempt you with my gralefrit’s, then maybe you can be encouraged to actually taste the real thing.
Oh, and another thing, to prove I'm no crack pot, Liverpool are by far the greatest team the world has ever seen!
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Thank you for this, Richard!
You’re welcome Helen. I’m just sorry my blog only reaches millions and not billions!