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The Atonement: Its Meaning and Significance

Leon Morris

The Atonement: Its Meaning and Significance

Leon Morris

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World-renowned Australian theologian the late Leon Morris has provided a comprehensive guide to the rich diversity of theological terms used in the New Testament to describe Christ's saving work. Why is the cross the crux of Christianity? What are the meaning and significance of the atonement? The Bible uses a host of terms to illuminate the answers to these questions: covenant, sacrifice, the Day of Atonement, Passover, redemption, reconciliation, propitiation, justification. In plain English Leon Morris explains each of these words, thus opening up for students, pastors and teachers the fuller biblical dimension of God's great salvation.

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About "The Atonement: Its Meaning and Significance"

World-renowned Australian theologian the late Leon Morris has provided a comprehensive guide to the rich diversity of theological terms used in the New Testament to describe Christ's saving work. Why is the cross the crux of Christianity? What are the meaning and significance of the atonement? The Bible uses a host of terms to illuminate the answers to these questions: covenant, sacrifice, the Day of Atonement, Passover, redemption, reconciliation, propitiation, justification. In plain English Leon Morris explains each of these words, thus opening up for students, pastors and teachers the fuller biblical dimension of God's great salvation.
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Meet the Author

Leon Morris

Leon Lamb Morris was an Australian New Testament scholar. He received his Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge which became his first major book, The Apostolic Preaching of the Cross. He served as Warden of Tyndale House, Cambridge (1960-64); Principal of Ridley College in Melbourne, Australia (where they have named a library in his honour); and Visiting Professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.

He published numerous theological works and commentaries on the Bible, notable among which are The Atonement: Its Meaning and Significance, New Testament Theology, and The Gospel According to John and 1 and 2 Thessalonians (New International Commentary on the New Testament series) and The Gospel According to Matthew, and The Epistle to the Romans (Pillar Series). Morris was also the editor of the invaluable Tyndale Bible Commentary Series and the author of volumes on Luke, 1 Corinthians, 1 and 2 Thessalonians and Revelation.
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Table Of Contents

  • Preface
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • 1. Covenant
  • 2. Sacrifice
  • 3. The Day Of Atonement
  • 4. The Passover
  • 5. Redemption
  • 6. Reconciliation
  • 7. Propitiation
  • 8. Justification
  • Epilogue
  • Index Of Biblical References
  • General Index

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  • Catalogue Code 45205
  • Product Code 0877848262
  • EAN 9780877848264
  • Pages 219
  • Department Academic
  • Category Theology
  • Sub-Category Salvation
  • Publisher Intervarsity Press Usa
  • Publication Date May 1984
  • Sales Rank #26992
  • Dimensions 209 x 141 x 17 mm
  • Weight 0.290kg

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