Formation episode 5 - Saved from Sacrifice
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in this episode we examine the events of Easter as a rejection of sacrifice as a way to please God or to bring peace. It is a repudiation of the image of a bloodthirsty God, and of scapegoating as a means to manage human violence and appease God (or the gods). Jesus enters into the human system of retributive and "redemptive" violence, experiences it, exposes it, and then invites us to move beyond it into something new.