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The Very Rev. Dr. Michael Battle

The Very Rev. Dr. Michael Battle is the Herbert Thompson Professor of Church & Society and director of the Desmond Tutu Center at General Theological Seminary in New York, NY.

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The Very Rev. Dr. Michael Battle

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The Very Rev. Dr. Michael Battle serves as the Herbert Thompson Professor of Church and Society and Director of the Desmond Tutu Center at General Theological Seminary in New York City.

Michael has an undergraduate degree from Duke University, received his M.Div. from Princeton Theological Seminary, a master's of sacred theology from Yale University, and a Ph.D. in theology and ethics, also from Duke University.

He has served churches in Durham and Raleigh, NC, San Gabriel, CA, and Cape Town, South Africa, and in several Episcopal seminaries.

He is the author of numerous books, including his latest, Heaven on Earth: God's Call to Community in the Book of Revelation.


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The Very Rev. Dr. Michael Battle

Michael Battle: God's Kind of Apocalypse

Matthew 21:33-46

18th Sunday after Pentecost - Year A

October 08, 2017

The Very Rev. Dr. Michael Battle (TEC)

 

If you asked a Christian -- How does God change evil into good? -- you would probably get as many answers as you would the number of Christians asked. Even more complicated is that you would hear apocalyptic answers like God using (or allowing) violence to change evil into good. Some would even interpret today's parable that way.

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