Atonement and Violence: A Theological Conversation by Hans Boersma,T. Scott Daniels,Thomas N. Finger,J. Denny PDF

By Hans Boersma,T. Scott Daniels,Thomas N. Finger,J. Denny Weaver,John Sanders

fresh years have witnessed a sequence of books, articles, and lectures elevating critical questions on the Christian doctrine of the Atonement.   whereas coming from quite a few assets, the questions often focus on the significant factor of atonement and violence. Doesn’t the Atonement advertise the belief of violence at the a part of God? if that is so, isn’t such violence incompatible with a God of affection? Doesn’t this doctrine ship the inaccurate sign, excusing and even perhaps selling things like baby abuse? Is it time to desert what has develop into an outdated and damaging doctrine? 
The authors of this e-book declare that to desert the Christian doctrine of the Atonement is to desert the important witness of the gospel, for atonement speaks of not anything lower than God’s reconciliation of the realm within the existence, loss of life, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. even if, to think within the atoning loss of life of Jesus Christ doesn't suggest that one believes that God has engaged in cosmic baby abuse. Drawing at the classical theories of the Atonement, conducting artistic theological building, they current set of cogent, cohesive choices to both rejecting the doctrine out of hand, or uncritically accepting it.
Contributors contain: J. Denny Weaver, Bluffton college: “Narrative Christus Victor: the reply to Anselmian Atonement Violence”; Thomas Finger, linked Mennonite Seminary: “Christus Victor as Nonviolent Atonement”; Hans Boersma, Regent university, Vancouver, British Columbia: “Violence, the move, and Divine Intentionality: A changed Reformed View”; and T. Scott Daniels, Pasadena First Church of the Nazarene: "Passing the Peace: Worship That Shapes Nonsubstitutionary Convictions."

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