By Darrin W. Snyder Belousek

In this mammoth research Darrin W. Snyder Belousek bargains a accomplished and significant exam of penal substitution, the main broadly approved evangelical Protestant idea of atonement, and offers a biblically grounded, theologically orthodox alternative.

getting to all the suitable biblical texts and fascinating with the total spectrum of scholarship, Belousek systematically develops a biblical conception of atonement that facilities on restorative -- instead of retributive -- justice. He additionally exhibits how Christian pondering on atonement correlates with significant international issues corresponding to fiscal justice, capital punishment, "the warfare on terror," and ethnic and spiritual conflicts. Thorough and obviously dependent, this publication demonstrates how a go back to biblical cruciformity can significantly rework Christian venture, social justice, and peacemaking.

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