“This idea that a criminal tortured to death on a cross is in some way a part of the God of Israel who is also the God who created the entire cosmos and everything in it, is possibly the strangest idea that anyone has had to persuade people of.”
But it’s also idea that changed the world forever—perhaps the most influential idea in human history. So says historian Tom Holland, author of Dominion: How the Christian Revolution Remade the World.
Human rights, equality, forgiveness, caring for the vulnerable, none concepts were imaginable in the pagan world before Christianity. The pressing question is, are they viable in a post-Christian culture?
Today, Shane Morris welcomes Tom Holland to the BreakPoint Podcast.
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