Atonement (Problems In Theology Series)
This reader brings together carefully selected material from classical and contemporary authors on the role of Christ in reconciling humanity to God. Topics include the status of different models of salvation; the cross as triumph or tragedy; models of atonement...
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This reader brings together carefully selected material from classical and contemporary authors on the role of Christ in reconciling humanity to God. Topics include the status of different models of salvation; the cross as triumph or tragedy; models of atonement drawing on ideas of sacrifice, satisfaction and substitution; and the effects of the death of Christ in Christian life and worship. Contributors include Anseim, Gustaf Aulen, Bernard of Clairvaux, Austin Farrer, Timothy Gorringe, Mary Grey, Colin Gunton, Donald MacKinnon and Hastings Rashdall.
Professor David Brown FBA was the Van Mildert Professor of Divinity in the Department of Theology and Religion at the University of Durham. His publications include The Divine Trinity; Continental Philosophy and Modern Theology; Tradition and Imagination; Discipleship and Imagination; God and Enchantment of Placeand God and Grace of Body.
Ann Loades is Professor Emeritus of Theology at Durham University in England.
Revd Jeff Astley (Ph.D., University of Durham) is Honorary Professorial Fellow in Practical Theology and Christian Education, University of Durham. He was appointed as Founding Director of the North of England Institute for Christian Education in 1981; he previously worked in parish ministry, university chaplaincy and higher education.
His publications include The Philosophy of Christian Religious Education; Theological Perspectives on Christian Formation; Choosing Life? Christianity and Moral Problems; Learning in the Way: Research and Reflection on Adult Christian Education; Children, Churches and Christian Learning; Ordinary Theology: Looking, Listening and Learning in Theology; Exploring God-Talk: Using Language in Religion and Christ of the Everyday.
- Preface; Introduction: Reading The Readings; 1 Models Of Salvation: Conflicting Or Complementary?; 2 The Cross As Triumph Or Tragedy?; 3 Sacrifice, Satisfaction Or Substitution?; 4 Gift And Response?; Glossary Of Soteriological Terms; Historical Chart Of The Debate In Soteriology; Acknowledgements; Further Reading; Index Of Subjects; Index Of Names.