Mako NagasawaA Restorative God
S.01 EPISODE 7
Early Church Fathers, the formation of the New Testament, how to approach scripture, Starwars, Puff Daddy, The Police, and the vast difference between retributive justice and restorative justice. Mako Nagasawa’s insights and generous communication were insightful, hopeful and transformative.
A few references Mako noted in this interview
The Second Founding by Eric Foner Civil War Historian
Irenaeus: Against Heresies
Richard B Hayes Echoes of Scripture
For incredible resources on what we discussed and more, or to connect with Mako, go to Anastasiscenter.org
This fresco above is called Anástasis in Greek, from Chora Church in Istanbul, Turkey. In love, Jesus pursued all who died before him, pulling Adam and Eve from their graves, because he was victorious over sin and death on our behalf. This event, the “Holy Saturday” between Good Friday and Resurrection Sunday, is referenced in 1 Peter 3:18 – 20; 4:6, Ephesians 4:9, and early creeds, and was portrayed in this way starting around the 6th century.
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