The Very Rev. Dr. Michael Battle

Denomination: The Episcopal Church (TEC)
Organization: General Theological Seminary, New York, NY

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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Michael Battle: God's Kind of Apocalypse

Friday August 04, 2017
Jesus is trying to get his disciples to understand this huge paradigm shift that is hard for anyone to really understand. God’s true power is relationality, which is another word for love, says Dr. Michael Battle. Being related to others is the greatest effect of God’s true power. The imago dei is community.