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The Biblical Doctrine of the Atonement

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2006
Antall sider: 256
Forlag: Christian Focus Publications Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781845501181
Omtale Cross Words
The post-modern society is so focussed on the internal life of the individual that it makes the significance of the cross a difficult concept to grasp. Even Christians are trying to find alternative ways of explaining it - some have abandoned the concept of atonement entirely.

Jesus, though, is far more than a victim. When God receives and approves the condemned Jesus he transcends the world of oppressor and victim to create a new humanity, capable of new kinds of relationships. Atonement speaks of a transition from brokenness, alienation and the death of love to a place of restoration, healing, and wholeness. A place that holds out hope for deepening friendships and mutual confidence - the exact same things the post-modern mind is lacking, and is looking for.

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