God, Order and Chaos (Paternoster Biblical & Theological Monographs Series)
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About "God, Order and Chaos (Paternoster Biblical & Theological Monographs Series)"
Readers are often disturbed by the images of destruction in the book of Revelation and unsure why they are unleashed after the exaltation of Jesus. This book examines past approaches to these texts and uses Rene Girard’s theories to revive some old ideas and propose some new ones.
Meet the Author
Stephen Finamore (D.Phil. Oxon) is Principal of the Bristol Baptist College. For the last decade Steve was Minister of a church in north-west Bristol. In the past he has been a lawyer, led a community development project in inner London, and worked for a rural development project in the Andes of northern Peru. Steve maintains links with Peru especially with the Evangelical Seminary in Lima. He has been involved with the agency Tearfund for the last twenty years including ten as a trustee and director. Steve trained for ministry and read theology in Oxford. His doctoral work is on the Book of Revelation - God, Order and Chaos: René Girard and the Apocalypse. His interests include Biblical Studies, Christian Doctrine, Mission Studies, ecclesiology, and apocalyptic. He has made a particular study of the work of René Girard. Steve is a council member and a trustee of the Baptist Union of Great Britain. His other interests include sport and film.