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Tony Jones
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Attended Princeton Theological Seminary
Lives in Edina, MN
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If evangelicals want to offer a more joyful, generous version of the Christian faith, they need to find a version of the cross that isn't rooted in wrath.
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What is the gospel for mainline Protestants? That's the question that needs to be answered.
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Jones takes a probing look at the cross and wonders if there are ways of understanding it that don't require an understanding of God as bloodthirsty executioner. 3.45 Martini...
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As you may recall, I am involved with an exciting new project at Fortress Press called Theology for the People. We’ve acquired great books. Some are from reputed, elder scholars, writing for a popular audience. We’ve also got book from up-and-comers — names you don’t know yet, but you will know soon! And, of course,...
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"I think that the cross stands at the very center of Christianity. It is the unavoidable, inescapable center of the Christian faith. It’s in some ways a theological mystery to be solved, and I wanted to take a shot at solving it."
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Instead of de-emphasizing the crucifixion of Jesus, liberal Christians should embrace a version of the cross that liberates.
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Author Tony Jones joins Morning Joe to discuss his new book 'Did God Kill Jesus? Searching for Love in History’s Most Famous Execution.'
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"Jesus did not teach that God’s wrath burns against us but that God loves us," says theologian Tony Jones. He argues that the traditional Christian view of atonement was largely a medieval invention.
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What if, instead of being the author of the earthquake, or sitting back and allowing it to happen, God is a victim of the earthquake?
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Another evangelical school is trying to oust a popular but progressive professor.
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This week marks the 89th birthday of Jürgen Moltmann and the 70th anniversary of the death of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, two of our greatest theologians.
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author, speaker, theologian, entrepeneur
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  • JoPa Productions
    author, speaker, theologian, entrepeneur, 2008 - present
  • Emergent Village
    national coordinator, 2006 - 2008
  • YouthWorks!
    executive director, 1994 - 1997
  • Colonial Church of Edina
    minister to youth and young adults, 1997 - 2003
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Edina, MN
Previously
Edina, MN - Hanover, NH - Pasadena, CA - Manderson, SD - Princeton, NJ - Rome, Italy
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Author of DID GOD KILL JESUS? SEARCHING FOR LOVE IN HISTORY'S MOST FAMOUS EXECUTION (HarperOne, 2015)
Introduction
Tony Jones is the author of The New Christians: Dispatches from the Emergent Frontier and is theologian-in-residence at Solomon's Porch in Minneapolis. A doctoral fellow in practical theology at Princeton Theological Seminary, he is the author of many books on Christian ministry and spirituality, and he is a sought after speaker and consultant in the areas of emerging church, postmodernism, and Christian spirituality. Tony has three children and lives in Edina, Minnesota.
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I'm an ecclesiologist. That's like a proctologist for the church.
Education
  • Princeton Theological Seminary
    Ph.D in practical theology, 2003 - 2011
  • Edina High School
    1984 - 1986
  • Dartmouth College
    classics, 1986 - 1990
  • Fuller Theological Seminary
    M.Div., 1990 - 1993
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