Atonement, Law, and Justice
Adonis Vidu tackles an issue of great current debate in evangelical circles and of perennial interest in the Christian academy. He provides a critical reading of the history of major atonement theories, offering an in-depth analysis of the legal and...
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Adonis Vidu tackles an issue of great current debate in evangelical circles and of perennial interest in the Christian academy. He provides a critical reading of the history of major atonement theories, offering an in-depth analysis of the legal and political contexts within which they arose. The book engages the latest work in atonement theory and serves as a helpful resource for contemporary discussions.
This is the only book that explores the impact of theories of law and justice on major historical atonement theories. Understanding this relationship yields a better understanding of atonement thinkers by situating them in their intellectual contexts. The book also explores the relevance of the doctrine of divine simplicity for atonement theory.
Dr. Adonis Vidu (Ph.D., University of Nottingham) is Associate Professor of Theology of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (Hamilton campus). He has written Postliberal Theological Method, Aspects of God and the World : A New Philosophical Theology and Theology After Neo-Pragmatism and is currently writing on metaphors for the atonement.
- Adonis Vidu Tackles An Issue Of Great Current Debate In Evangelical Circles And Of Perennial Interest In The Christian Academy. He Provides A Critical Reading Of The History Of Major Atonement Theories, Offering An In-depth Analysis Of The Legal And Political Contexts Within Which They Arose. The Book Engages The Latest Work In Atonement Theory And Serves As A Helpful Resource For Contemporary Discussions.<br> <br> This Is The Only Book That Explores The Impact Of Theories Of Law And Justice On Major Historical Atonement Theories. Understanding This Relationship Yields A Better Understanding Of Atonement Thinkers By Situating Them In Their Intellectual Contexts. The Book Also Explores The Relevance Of The Doctrine Of Divine Simplicity For Atonement Theory.